I’ve written a fair number of posts in my time, but I have to say, this particular one is a favorite–probably because it concerns not so much me or my book, Broken Ground, but another woman writer, Sanora Babb, whose incredible novel, Whose Names Are Unknown, was shelved because of the publication of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath.
Okay. Wow. If you read my Fresh Fiction blog post you’ll know why the coincidence takes my breath away. Talk about irony.
TODAY: In 1940, John Steinbeck is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath.