William Gass

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Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Dec 6, 2017 (93)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
30, 1924
Birthplace
North Dakota
Death Date
Dec 6, 2017 (93)

About

American novelist, short story writer, and critic who became known for The Tunnel and Omensetter's Luck. He won the Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism.

Before Fame

He studied at Kenyon College and Cornell University.

Trivia

He was awarded grants from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

Family Life

He was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He married Mary Pat O'Kelly in 1952.

Associated With

While at Cornell, he briefly studied under Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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