Awards & Winners

Stephen Vincent Benét

Date of Birth 22-July-1898
Place of Birth Bethlehem
(Northampton County, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Stephen Vincent Benet, Benét, Stephen Vincent, Steven Vincent Benet
Profession Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author, Screenwriter
Stephen Vincent Benét was an American author, poet, short story writer, and novelist. Benét is best known for his book-length narrative poem of the American Civil War, John Brown's Body, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929, and for two short stories, "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "By the Waters of Babylon". In 2009, The Library of America selected Benét’s story “The King of the Cats” for inclusion in its two-century retrospective of American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub.

Awards by Stephen Vincent Benét

Check all the awards nominated and won by Stephen Vincent Benét.


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : Western Star


Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
Honored for : John Brown's Body