Mary Lee Settle

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Birthday
29, 1918
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Sep 27, 2005 (87)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
29, 1918
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Sep 27, 2005 (87)

About

A twentieth-century American author, she is best known for her Beulah Quintet of novels. The series includes Prisons; O Beulah Land; Know Nothing; The Scapegoat; and The Killing Ground.

Before Fame

She taught at Bard College, the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and the University of Virginia.

Trivia

She was a founder of the annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

Family Life

She married William L. Tazewell in 1978.

Associated With

She taught at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where Gail Godwin once studied.