Andrew Nelson Lytle

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Birthday
28, 1902
Birthplace
Murfreesboro, TN
Death Date
Dec 12, 1995 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1902
Birthplace
Murfreesboro, TN
Death Date
Dec 12, 1995 (92)

About

A twentieth-century Southern writer who decried the effects of industrialization, he is best known for works such as The Velvet Horn (1957) and A Wake For The Living (1973). He also edited the Sewanee Review during his academic tenure at the University of the South.

Before Fame

He attended Vanderbilt University, where he met several of his fellow Southern Agrarian authors.

Trivia

He was nominated for the National Book Award for fiction for The Velvet Horn.

Family Life

He was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He died in his home state at the age of ninety-two.

Associated With

He and Allen Tate were both Southern Agrarian authors.