Warren, Robert Penn (1905 – 89)
American poet, novelist, and literary critic and was one of the founders of New Criticism.
AMsS – Autograph Manuscript Signed: a one – page handwritten copy of “August Moon” which he has dedicated. Uncommon.
Warren was also a charter member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. He founded the influential literary journal The Southern Review with Cleanth Brooks in 1935. Received the 1947 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel for his novel All the King’s Men (1946) and the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1958 and 1979.
Warren is the only person to have won Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and poetry.