Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings was an American novelist who resided in rural Florida, Washington, United States of America. She was born on August \(8\), \(1896\). In general, her themes resemble rural themes and settings, and she was an exceptional writer whose work largely represented Florida's environment.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings*
At the age of six, Rawlings showed an interest in writing. She received a prize for her short story "The Reincarnation of Miss Hetty," when she was \(15\) years old. Until she was \(16\), she submitted stories to newspapers' children's sections. She was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she earned an English degree in \(1918\). Kappa Alpha Theta (A), often known as Theta, is a women's Greek letter fraternity founded on January \(27\), \(1870\). In \(1919\), she married Charles Rawlings.
Her famous works are as follows:
“Golden Apples" (\(1936\))
“The Yearling" (\(1938\))
"Cross Creek" (\(1942\))
“Black Secret” (\(1945\))
“The Secret River” (\(1955\))
Her best-known work, "The Yearling," was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in \(1939\). Between \(1912\) and \(1949\), she also published \(33\) short tales. Rawling was often referred to as a regional writer because many of her writings were set in the North and Central Florida area. On December \(14\), \(1953\), Rawlings passed away.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings*: By Carl van Vechten - Library of Congress, Public Domain