Writer.  Born New Orleans, July 8, 1929 (spent most of her childhood in Montgomery).  Parents–Adolph Eugene and Katherine Onion Grau.  Married–James Kern Feibleman, August 4, 1955.  Children–five.  Education:  Tulane University, B. A., 1950.  Wrote novels, as well as stories, and articles published in journals and magazines.   Taught creative writing, University of New Orleans, 1966-67.  Pulitizer Prize, 1965.  Honorary doctorates from Rider College and Spring Hill College.  Inducted into the Alabama Writers Hall of Fame, 2018.


Contemporary Authors online.


The Black Prince and Other Stories.  New York:  Knopf, 1955.

The Condor Passes.  Knopf, 1971.

Evidence of Love.  New York:  Random House, 1977.

The Hard Blue Sky.  Knopf, 1958.

House on Coliseum Street.  Knopf, 1961.

The Keepers of the House.  Knopf, 1964.

Nine Women.  Knopf, 1985.

Roadwalkers.  Knopf, 1994.

Selected Stories.  Baton Rouge:  LSU Press, 2003.

The Wind Shifting West.  Knopf, 1973.