Author Warren now on postage stamp

April 24th, 2005

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Penn Warren now graces a U.S. postage stamp. Hundreds of people gathered in Warren's hometown in southwest Kentucky last week to witness the unveiling of the stamp, the 21st in the U.S. Postal Service's Literary Arts series.

"I can think of no better way to return the favor than by dedicating this stamp to a letter-writing man," said Ann C. Wright, district manger for the Kentuckiana District of the Postal Service.

Best known for his 1946 novel "All the King's Men," Warren wrote 16 volumes of poetry, 10 novels, a collection of short stories and college textbooks on poetry and fiction.

Warren's children, Roseanna Warren and Gabriel Warren, helped unveil the new stamp.

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