Rawlings, Marjorie

Rawlings, Marjorie (b. Kinnan)

(1896–1953) writer; born in Washington, D.C. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin: Madison (1918), worked as a publicist in New York (1918–19), wrote verses for United Features syndicate (1926–28), and settled in Florida (1928), first in Cross Creek and later in St. Augustine (1941). Her first novel for young readers, The Yearling (1938), won the Pulitzer Prize (1939), and continues to be praised by readers of all ages.
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Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan with Dillion, Leo and Diane
Yearling, The Novel by Rawlings, Marjorie Kinnan, published in 1938 and awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1939.