First received Honorable Mention in THE WRITER (SEP 1954) for the poem WHEN I DIE. Won HONORABLE MENTION from the Baton Rouge Playwriting Contest on May 1959 as 'one of 242 entries' with only nine finalists. Play: LOVE IS A WILD PLANT, was subsequently written as a first novel entitled THE NARROWBACKS (1964) , Withdrawn after Alfred Knopf rejected it. Now available unchanged except for a ... more »
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