Considered a master prose stylist, writer Katherine Anne Porter (1890-1980) won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1966 for the "Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter," which was published in 1965.
The Postal Service issued a 39-cent Katherine Ann Porter commemorative stamp on May 15, 2006, in Kyle, Texas. Derry Noyes of Washington, DC, designed the stamp. Thirty million stamps were printed by offset/microprint "USPS" process. This stamp marked the twenty-second stamp in the Literary Arts Series.
Reference: Postal Bulletin (March 30, 2006)
Scott Catalogue USA: 4030
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Museum ID: 2006.2026.141