TIMELINE

A Mississippi Writer Timeline

A Compendium of Births, Deaths, Publications, Awards, and Other Events in Mississippi’s Literary History

Note: In most cases, timeline entries are added as articles on individual authors are added to this web site. The hyperlinks listed below connect to biographical and critical articles about that author. Articles on individual writers will continue to be added in the coming months. If an author’s name does not appear on this timeline or if it appears but is not a hyperlink, the article for that author has not yet been added to the database. Please try again later.

1900

[Books] Publications:



1901

[Birth] September 24: John Wesley Thompson Faulkner, III born in Ripley, Mississippi.


1902



1903

[Birth] October 15: James Street born in Lumberton, Mississippi.


1904



1905



1906

[Books] Publications:
  • The Blind Man at the Window and Other Poems, by Stark Young (The Grafton Press)
  • Guenevere: A Play in Five Acts, by Stark Young (Grafton Press)


1907

[Birth] January 16: Hubert Creekmore born in Water Valley, Mississippi.

[Birth] February 3: Hodding Carter born in Hammond, Louisiana.


1908

[Birth] September 4: Richard Wright born near Natchez, Mississippi.


1909

[Birth] April 13: Eudora Welty born in Jackson, Mississippi.

 

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