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Full Name: William Faulkner
(1897-1962) Writer. William Faulkner wrote novels, short stories and plays. He stayed at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City. In 1987 the United States Postal Service issued its sixth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of William Faulkner.
Author's Timeline:
1897 (Unknown) County
William Cuthbert Falkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, in 1897. He changed the spelling of his name during the First World War. 
1929 (Unknown) County
The Sound and the Fury
1962 (Unknown) County
William Faulkner died in Byhalia, Mississippi, in 1962. 
1930 (Unknown) County
As I Lay Dying
1944 (Unknown) County
The Big Sleep
Screenplay adaptation of Raymond Chandler's book.  
1932 (Unknown) County
Light in August
1936 (Unknown) County
Absalom! Absalom!
1962 (Unknown) County
The Reivers
1949 (Unknown) County
Faulkner was the 1949 winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.  
1931 (Unknown) County
1940 (Unknown) County
The Hamlet
1948 (Unknown) County
Intruder in the Dust
1951 (Unknown) County
Requiem for a Nun
1962 (Unknown) County
William Faulkner was interred at Saint Peter's Cemetery, Oxford, Lafayette County, Mississippi.  
1962 Orange County
Faulkner visited the US Military Academy at West Point and read from his work there less than three months before his death in 1962. 
? New York County
Faulkner stayed at the Algonquin Hotel in New York City. 

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