|Birth Day||August 24, 1898|
|Age||121 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Mar 27, 1989 (age 90)|
An American author, poet, Journalist, and critic, he is known for his 1929 poetry collection, Blue Juniata, and for his 1934 work, Exile's Return. His later works include The Dream of Golden Mountains and the U.S. National Book Award-winning memoir, And I Worked.
He worked for the American Office of Facts and Figures in the early 1940s but resigned following accusations of Communist ties.
He wed Peggy Baird, an Artist, and later divorced her; later, he married and had a son with Muriel Maurer.
He edited works by author william Faulkner and played a large role in reviving Faulkner's literary reputation.