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Mary Lee Settle

Mary Lee SettleBorn: 29-Jul-1918
Birthplace: Charleston, WV
Died: 27-Sep-2005
Location of death: Ivy, VA
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Beulah Land

Military service: Women's Auxiliary RAF (1942-43)

Founder of the PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.

Father: Joseph Edward Settle (civil engineer)
Mother: Rachel Tompkins
Husband: Douglas Newton (journalist, div.)
Son: Christopher Weathersbee
Husband: William Tazewell (m. 1978)

    High School: Charleston High School, Charleston, WV
    University: Sweet Briar College (no degree)
    Professor: Associate Professor, Bard College
    Teacher: Visiting Lecturer, University of Virginia
    Theological: Iowa Writer's Workshop, University of Iowa

    Harper's Bazaar Assistant Editor
    National Book Award for Fiction 1978 for Blood Tie
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1958
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1960

Author of books:
The Lover Eaters (1954, novel)
The Kiss of Kin (1955, novel)
O Beulah Land (1956, novel, Beulah Quintet)
Know Nothing (1960, novel, Beulah Quintet)
Pride's Promise (1960, novel)
Fight Night on a Sweet Saturday (1964, novel)
All the Brave Promises: Memories of Aircraft Woman 2nd Class 2146391 (1966)
The Clam Shell (1971, novel)
Prisons (1973, novel, Beulah Quintet)
Blood Tie (1977, novel)
The Scapegoat (1980, novel, Beulah Quintet)
The Killing Ground (1982, novel, Beulah Quintet)
Celebration (1986, novel)
The Search for Beulah Land (1988)
Charley Bland (1989, novel)
Turkish Reflections: A Biography of a Place (1991)
Choices (1995, novel)
Addie: A Memoir (1998, 1998)
I, Roger Williams: A Fragment of Autobiography (2001)

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