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Robert Penn Warren (April 24, 1905 - September 15, 1989)
Warren was a literary critic, novelist and poet, according to the Academy of American Poets. He was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Warren received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel, All the King's Men, and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979. He is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry. Warren lived the latter part of his life in Fairfield, Conn., and Stratton, Vt., where he died of complications from bone cancer.
March 25, 2013