Arago: 2006 Literary Arts Series: Katherine Anne Porter Issue

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2006 Literary Arts Series: Katherine Anne Porter Issue

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.

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.

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).


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