- Name: Katherine Anne Porter
- Born: 05/15/1890
- Died: 09/18/1980 (90 years old)
- Occupation: Journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, political activist
Katherine Anne Porter (May 15, 1890 – September 18, 1980) was an American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. Her 1962 novel Ship of Fools was the best-selling novel in America that year, but her short stories received much more critical acclaim.
Birth Name: Callie Russell Porter
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, National Book Award
Alias: Callie Russell Porter
Birth Place: Indian Creek, Texas, U.S.
Death Place: Silver Spring, Maryland, U.S.
Katherine Anne Porter quotes :
The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one's own even more, one's own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.Katherine Anne Porter