Stephen Vincent Benét Biography and Poems
Stephen Vincent Benét Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Stephen Vincent Benét, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Vincent Benét, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist. 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" and "By the Waters of Babylon". In 2009, The Library of America selected Benét’s story “The King of Cats” for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub.. American author poet short story writer and novelist
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