Thomas Williams

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Birthday
15, 1926
Birthplace
Duluth, MN
Death Date
Oct 23, 1990 (63)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1926
Birthplace
Duluth, MN
Death Date
Oct 23, 1990 (63)

About

Twentieth-century American novelist who is best known for The Hair of Harold Roux and Moon Pinnace. The former work won the U.S. National Book Award for Fiction.

Before Fame

He attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the University of Chicago and studied briefly in Paris.

Trivia

His novel, Moon Pinnace, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Duluth, Minnesota. His daughter, Ann Joslin Williams, also had a career as a novelist.

Associated With

He studied at the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where Meg Wolitzer once taught.