Biographies Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989)

Malcolm Cowley was born in Belsano, Pennsylvania, in 1898. An editor, cultural critic, and literary historian of post-World War I writers, he is the author of more than 15 books, including Exile’s Return (1934), The Portable Faulkner (1946), and The Literary Situation (1954). Cowley was a recipient of the National Book Award for Autobiography as well as the American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Belles Lettres and Criticism. He died in Connecticut in 1989.

Audio Recordings with Malcolm Cowley

Selected Works at the Library of Congress