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Robert Penn Warren

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Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) was born in Guthrie, Kentucky. In his lifetime he won three Pulitzer Prises, the National Book Award, the National Medal for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. In 1986 he was named the country s first Poet Laureate.

Books by Robert Penn Warren

All the King's Men

First published in 1946, the novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1947 and was made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1949 and re-made in 2006 with an all-star cast

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