Katherine Anne Porter

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Fiction

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-15-1890

Died: 09-18-1980

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

PORTER, KATHERINE ANNE:  Appointed for creative writing, abroad; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1931.

Born May 15, 1894, at Indian Creek, Texas. Privately educated.

Publications:  Outline of Mexican Popular Arts, 1922; Flowering Judas, 1930. Short stories and articles in The Century Magazine, The New Masses, transition, The New Republic, The Nation, The Arts, Measure, The Hound & Horn, Books. Contributor to The Second American Caravan.


National Book, Fiction, 1966
Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, 1966