W.M. Spackman

#164492
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
20, 1905
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 3, 1990 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1905
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Aug 3, 1990 (85)

Popularity

About

A twentieth-century American writer of realistic works of romantic fiction, he is best known for An Armful of Warm Girl, A Difference in Design, and A Little Decorum. He also published an essay collection called On the Decay of Humanism.

Before Fame

After graduating from Princeton University, he studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Later, he received a Rockefeller Fellowship to attend Columbia University.

Trivia

He briefly taught at New York University.

Family Life

He grew up in Pennsylvania and Delaware. He married Mary Ann Matthews in 1929; they had three children.

Associated With

He was highly praised by author and literary critic, John Updike.

W.M. Spackman Popularity