Katherine Anne Porter

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Indian Creek, Texas, USA
American writer and novelist Katherine Anne Porter was born at Indian Creek, TX, in 1890. She was raised in Texas and Louisiana, and educated in small convent schools. A writer almost since birth--she started writing at age three, she said, "as soon as I learned to form letters on paper"--she did not attempt to get anything published until she was 30. In 1931 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship to study abroad. Read more...