Kay Boyle, American writer. Recipient O. Henry Memorial prize, 1936, 1941; San Francisco Art Commission award, 1978, Columbus Foundation American Book award, 1983, The Los Angeles Times Robert Kirsch award, 1986, Lannan Foundation award, 1989, Fred Cody award, 1992; Guggenheim fellow, 1934, 61; senior citizen grantee National Endowment for Arts, 1980. Member American Academy Arts and Letters.
Student, Ohio Mechanics Institute, 1919. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Columbia University, 1971. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Skidmore College, 1977.
Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Southern Illinois University, 1978. Student, Eastern Washington University, 1982. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bowling Green State University, 1986.
- Professor English and creative writing San Francisco State University, 1963-1979. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary).
- Poetic Crochet: 20 Shawls Inspired by Classic Poems
- Crocheted shawls inspired by classic poetry! Just as poetry laces together the simplest of words into dramatic lyrical pieces, Poetic Crochet uses basic stitches to create a romantic, breathtaking collection of shawls and wraps.
- Three Short Novels: The Crazy Hunter; The Bridegroom's Body; Decision (A Revived modern classic)
- Now reissued, Kay Boyle's Three Short Novels can once again startle the unwary reader with their brilliant combination of keen observation, skillfully crafted prose, and moral awareness
- PINKY IN PERSIA by Kay Boyle illustrated by Lilian Obligado (1968 First Printing Hardcover 6.25 x 8.5 inches, 32 pages Crowell-Collier Press)
- PINKY IN PERSIA by Kay Boyle illustrated by Lilian Obligado (1968 First Printing Hardcover 6.
- Three Short Novels, the Crazy Hunter, the Bridegroom's Body, Decision
- Contains: The Crazy Hunter, The Bridegroom's Body, and Decision
Born February 19, 1902
1963 - 1979