Katherine Anne Porter


Born
in Indian Creek, Texas, The United States
May 15, 1890

Died
September 18, 1980

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Katherine Anne Porter was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. She is known for her penetrating insight; her works deal with dark themes such as betrayal, death and the origin of human evil.
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“The past is never where you think you left it.”
Katherine Anne Porter

“I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.”
Katherine Anne Porter

“There seems to be a kind of order in the universe…in the movement of the stars and the turning of the Earth and the changing of the seasons. But human life is almost pure chaos. Everyone takes his stance, asserts his own right and feelings, mistaking the motives of others, and his own.”
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