Katherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim. She is known for her penetrating insight; her work deals with dark themes such as betrayal, death and the origin of human evil. In 1990, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark number 2905 was placed in Brown County, Texas to honor the life and career of Porter. Katherine Anne Porter, born as Callie Russell Porter in Indian Creek,...
|Birthdate:||May 15, 1890|
|Birthplace:||Indian Creek, Texas|
|Date of death:||September 18, 1980|
|Also known as:||Callie Russell Porter|