ROBERT PENN WARREN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CIRCA 1986 - HFSID 341373
Sale Price $198.00
ROBERT PENN WARREN
Warren signs a letter on his personal letterhead in response to a request for a signed photograph, saying that he does not keep photographs of himself
Autograph letter signed: "Robert Penn Warren", in black ink, 5½x3½. In full: "Dear Mr. Mizares: I am [illegible] your request but I do not keep photographs. I'm sorry. Sincerely". Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) captured the 1947 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for All the King's Men, his classic novel of southern politics based on the career of Louisiana Governor Huey Long. He won the 1958 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Promises: Poems 1954-1956, and the 1979 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for Now and Then: Poems 1976-1978. He served as Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1944-1945 and was the first Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1986-1987. In 1980, Robert Penn Warren was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Pencil notes (unknown hand) on top left margin. Ink stamps. Small crease on bottom margin. Fine condition.
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