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Full Name: William Faulkner
Biography:
(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
Novel. 
1962 (Unknown) County
William Faulkner died in Byhalia, Mississippi, in 1962. 
1930 (Unknown) County
As I Lay Dying
Novel. 
1944 (Unknown) County
The Big Sleep
Screenplay adaptation of Raymond Chandler's book.  
1932 (Unknown) County
Light in August
Novel. 
1936 (Unknown) County
Absalom! Absalom!
Novel. 
1962 (Unknown) County
The Reivers
Novel. 
1949 (Unknown) County
Faulkner was the 1949 winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.  
1931 (Unknown) County
Sanctuary
Novel. 
1940 (Unknown) County
The Hamlet
Novel. 
1948 (Unknown) County
Intruder in the Dust
Novel. 
1951 (Unknown) County
Requiem for a Nun
Novel. 
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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