Donald Harington

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Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Nov 7, 2009 (73)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1935
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Nov 7, 2009 (73)

About

A twentieth-century American author of novels set in the fictional Ozark Mountains town of "Stay More," he is best known for works such as Ekaterina (1993) and The Pitcher Shower (2005). He was the recipient of both the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction and the Porter Prize for Literary Excellence.

Before Fame

He taught art history at several universities, including his alma mater, The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

Trivia

He suffered from meningitis at the age of twelve; as a result, he lost most of his hearing.

Family Life

He grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was married to Kim Harington.

Associated With

He won the Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction.