John Steinbeck Meets William Faulkner

“ A little later in the taxi heading for the restaurant Elaine Steinbeck tried to talk to Faulkner about food, especially Southern cooking…”

Image of Faulkner — WUBR

When Steinbeck met the novelist William Faulkner in January 1955 it was, as Steinbeck’s biographer Jackson J. Benson describes, almost as disastrous a meeting as the one with Ernest Hemingway eleven years earlier.

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Steve Newman Writer

Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…