Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Edith Wharton


The first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Literature, Edith Wharton (January 24, 1862 – August 11, 1937) was an American novelist, playwright, short story writer, and designer.

In addition to 15 novels, seven novellas, and eighty-five short stories, she published poetry, books on design and travel, literary and cultural criticism, and a memoir. Her novel The Age of Innocence was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1921.


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