HL Davis

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Birthday
18, 1894
Birthplace
Nonpareil, OR
Death Date
Oct 31, 1960 (66)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
18, 1894
Birthplace
Nonpareil, OR
Death Date
Oct 31, 1960 (66)

About

An American fiction writer and poet, he is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning 1935 novel, Honey in the Horn. His other works include Beulah Land (1949) and Kettle of Fire (1957).

Before Fame

After graduating from high school, he worked as a railroad timekeeper. He published his first literary work in Poetry magazine in 1919.

Trivia

He received the only Pulitzer Prize given to a native Oregonian.

Family Life

He was born in Oregon's Umpqua River Valley. He married Elizabeth Martin del Campo in 1953.

Associated With

He and Bradford Morrow both received Guggenheim Fellowships.