Elizabeth Madox Roberts

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Birthday
30, 1886
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 13, 1941 (54)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1886
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Mar 13, 1941 (54)

About

An American author, she is best known for The Time of Man, The Great Meadow, and other Appalachian-themed works.

Before Fame

She studied writing at the University of Chicago, but later returned to her native Kentucky.

Trivia

She received the O. Henry Award in 1930.

Family Life

Born in Kentucky, she was the daughter of a Confederate veteran.

Associated With

She was a contemporary of William Faulkner and other Southern Renaissance writers.