Tennessee's Robert Penn Warren to be on 2005 stamp

November 23rd, 2004

Tennessee poet, novelist and educator Robert Penn Warren will be on a US postage stamp next year.

Warren was a US poet laureate who won the Pulitzer Prize twice for poetry and once for the novel "All the King's Men."

Warren attended Tennessee public schools before entering Vanderbilt University, where he became part of the literary group the Fugitive Poets. His last novel, "A Place to Come To," drew heavily on his Tennessee experiences.

Also on stamps will be Kermit the Frog and his Muppet friends, the late President Ronald Reagan, singer Marian Anderson, actor Henry Fonda, songwriter Yip Harburg and others.

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