Posted on February 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
On this day in 1983, acclaimed playwright Tennessee Williams passed away.
In honor of the event, Literary Hub took a look all the way back to the first piece of writing that Williams ever had published.
And given the now-classic rocky relationships he would later create, it seems appropriate that he submitted an essay supposedly written by a divorced man wounded by a woman's infidelity.
Learn more about how Williams won the Smart Set magazine writing contest when he was just sixteen in Lit Hub.
Williams won the Pulitzer Prize for the plays A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and is also celebrated for The Glass Menagerie and The Night of the Iguana.
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