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William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. Faulkner had begun writing poems when he was a schoolboy and published a poetry collection in 1924 at his own expense. In 1950, Faulkner traveled to Sweden to accept the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature. He died of a heart attack on July 6, 1962.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mississippi Fiction, Brothers and sisters Fiction, Illegitimate children Fiction, African American women cooks Fiction, People with mental disabilities Fiction, Aristocracy (Social class) Fiction