Literary Birthday – 16 July – James Still

James Still was born 16 July 1906 and died 28 April 2001.

Quote: ‘It always matters who the storyteller is. It’s a lens.’

James Still was an American poet, novelist, and folklorist. He was best known for the novel River Of Earth, which depicted the struggles of coal mining in eastern Kentucky.

Source for an image of the author.

by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 16th July 2017
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