Quotes by Stephen Vincent Benet

About Stephen Vincent Benet:

Stephen Vincent Benét is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body (1928), for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" (1936) and "By the Waters of Babylon" (1937). In 2009, The Library of America selected Benét’s story "The King of the Cats" (1929) for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub.

Author Bio

  • NameStephen Vincent Benet
  • Descriptionpoet, short story writer, novelist
  • BornJuly 22, 1898
  • DiedMarch 13, 1943
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionScreenwriter; Poet; Author; Novelist
  • WorksThe Devil And Daniel Webster; By The Waters Of Babylon; Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Pulitzer Prize For Poetry