Peter Taylor

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Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Nov 2, 1994 (77)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1917
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Nov 2, 1994 (77)

About

An American author of short stories and novels, he is best known for A Summons to Memphis. He was the 1987 recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

Before Fame

He studied at Rhodes College and Vanderbilt University.

Trivia

His collection, The Old Forest and Other Stories, won the PEN/Faulkner Award.

Family Life

He was married for fifty-one years to poet Eleanor Ross Taylor.

Associated With

He was good friends with Robert Penn Warren.