Wright Morris

(American, 1910–1998)

model t with california top by wright morris

Wright Morris

Model T with California Top, 1947

silverware in drawer, the home place by wright morris

Wright Morris

Silverware in Drawer, The Home Place, 1947

white church facade, rahway, new jersey by wright morris

Wright Morris

White Church Facade, Rahway, New Jersey, 1940

Biography

Timeline

1910
Born in Central City, Nebraska
1957
Won the National Book Award for his 1956 novel, "The Field of Vision"
1981
Was awarded the American Book Award in for his book "Plains Song"
Won the Los Angeles Times' Book Prize Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement
1998
Died at age 88