Founder and leader of the Handy Writer's Colony in Marshall, Illinois. She would take in promising young writers and help them develop their skills. Her most famous student was James Jones who wrote, among other books, 'From Here to Eternity' and 'The Thin Red Line'.
Harry E. Handy (1901 - 1963)*
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You have been gone 50 years today. I never knew you, never even heard of you until many years after your death. But from what I have read about you, and what I heard some of your former students say about you, you must have been quite a woman. Rest in pea...(Read more)|
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Ernest Sharpe Jr
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Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
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