Writer’s Quote Wednesday: William Faulkner

Nobel Prize laureate William Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) is one of the most celebrated writers in American literature and in Southern literature specifically. Primarily known for his novels and short stories set in a fictional county in Mississippi, he also wrote screenplays, poetry, and essays. Some of Faulkner’s most notable works include:…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Isaac Bashevis Singer (November 21, 1902 – July 24, 1991), a Polish-American writer who wrote only in Yiddish, was born near Warsaw, Poland and emigrated from Poland to the U.S. in 1935. He settled in New York City and began writing for The Jewish Daily Forward, a Yiddish-language newspaper. In addition to writing articles, essays,…

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse ( 2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born poet and novelist and the recipient of the 1946 Nobel Prize in Literature. His best known works explore the individual’s search for spirituality and self-knowledge and include Demian, Steppenwolf, The Glass Bead Game, and Siddhartha.

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: T.S. Eliot

  Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.”   (T. S. Eliot)   T.S. Eliot (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) is remembered as one of the 20th centuries major poets.  He was born in the U.S. but emigrated to England when he was 25 years old and at age 39 renounced his American citizenship…