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Full Name: William Rose Benet
(1886-1950) Poet, editor. William Rose Benet was born in Fort Hamilton, New York. He graduated from Yale in 1907, held several positions in the publishing field, and in 1920 became associate editor of the Literary Review of the New York Post. Four years later he resigned to become one of the founders of the Saturday Review of Literature, which became the Saturday Review. In 1932 he collected the poetry of his second wife, Elinor Wylie, into a single volume, and in 1938, with Norman Holmes Pearson, edited the Oxford Anthology of American Literature. His brother was Stephen Vincent BenÉt. His fourth wife was the children's writer Marjorie Flack.
Author's Timeline:
1913 (Unknown) County
Merchants from Cathay
1914 (Unknown) County
The Falconer of God
1916 (Unknown) County
The Great White Wall
1918 (Unknown) County
The Burglar of the Zodiac
1919 (Unknown) County
Perpetual Light
1929 (Unknown) County
1944 (Unknown) County
Days of Deliverance
1947 (Unknown) County
Timothy's Angels
1886 Kings County
William Rose Benet was born in Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York, in 1886. 
1950 (Unknown) County
William Rose Benet died in New York City in 1950. 
1922 (Unknown) County
First Person Singular
1932 (Unknown) County
Verse Novel 
1941 (Unknown) County
The Dust Which is God
Autobiographical poem, won the Pulitzer Prize for 1942 
? Nassau County
William Rose Benet lived in Port Washington, New York. 
? Albany County
Benet was educated the Albany Academy in Albany, New York. 

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