Day: October 9, 2003

Son of the South: William Faulkner

William Faulkner was born September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi. He moved quickly through school, but dropped out in 11th grade due to a rebellious streak. He joined the Canadian Royal Airforce in 1918, but he never made it into World War I.

Faulkner’s first novel, Soldier’s Pay, … Read the rest