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Writers

Biographical One Liners

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Known for "Rags to Riches" stories Alger From Arkansas, raped at 7, had a child at 17, teaches at Wake Forest Angelou Diappeared during Pancho Villa's revolt Bierce
1st African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize Brooks Played pro football Caldwell Wrote for McClure's Magazine Cather
Son of a Methodist Minister Crane never used capital letters poet/artist Cummings only 7 over her poems were published during her lifetime; Belle of Amherst Dickinson
minister of the 2nd Unitarian Church of Boston Emerson Was in the Royal Air Corps for Canada during WW1 because he was to small for the U.S. Military, wrote about Yoknapataphwa County Faulkner Writer of the Jazz Age Fitzgerald
read at JFK's inauguration, won 4 Pulitzers for Poetry Frost "Papa", was a Red Cross Ambulance Driver during WW1, wounded during the war, comitted suicide in Ketchum, Idaho Hemingway dean of Harvard Medical School Holmes
wrote about the conflict between European and American society, especially in "The American" James has a bust in Westminster Abbey, wore a bushy beard to cover facial scars obtained while helping his wife who was on fire Longfellow created Lake Wobegon, Minnesota Keillor
graduated from Radcliffe in 1904 Keller had a football scholarship to Columbia University, leadrer of the Beat movement Kerouac first American to win Nobel Prize in Literature (1930) Lewis
Took part in the Klondike Goldrush London A Librarian of Congress MacLeish Married Maralyn Monroe Miller
"Poet Laureate of Light Verse" Nash Had Lupus O'Connor Born in a New York Hotel Room and Died in a Boston hotel room, won 4 Pulitzer's for Drama O'Neill
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