Elizabeth Spencer

Elizabeth Spencer (1921-present) is regarded as one of America's most outstanding fiction writers. Spencer was born in Carrollton, Mississippi, in 1921 to a storytelling and book-loving family in a community steeped in the oral traditions of the South, and subsequently set many of her works in the hill country and deltas of Mississippi and Louisiana. The author of nine novels, numerous short stories, and the famous novella The Light in the Piazza (which has been turned into a Tony Award-winning...See more