Calendar of Literary Facts

Literary Facts - April 11

1949: Dorothy E. Allison is born. (Explore: Bastard Out of Carolina, Dorothy Allison, Cavedweller, Skin)

1970: John O’Hara dies. (Explore: Appointment in Samarra, John O’Hara)

1987: Erskine Caldwell dies. (Explore: God's Little Acre, Kneel to the Rising Sun, Tobacco Road, Erskine Caldwell)

1997: Michael Dorris dies. (Explore: A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Morning Girl, Michael Dorris, The Broken Cord)

1999: William H(oward) Armstrong dies. (Explore: Sounder, William H. Armstrong)