Stark Young

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Birthday
11, 1881
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 6, 1963 (81)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1881
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 6, 1963 (81)

About

A longtime drama critic for the New Republic who was also a popular novelist, with his bestselling historical book being So Red the Rose.

Before Fame

He taught at the University of Mississippi and then moved to Texas, where he became involved in theater and drama.

Trivia

He was one of the 12 Southern Agrarians, a group of artists who assailed in their works the encroaching industrialization of their rural life.

Family Life

He was born in Como, Mississippi.

Associated With

King Vidor made his bestselling novel, So Red the Rose, into a 1935 film of the same name.