- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : ME
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (1,10,13,31,45)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Individualism 1
American author of non-fiction for over 40 years, including "Rome and a Villa" and "Oysters of Lochmariaquer." Her work has also covered book reviews, short stories and a memoir, all of which are rich in literary echoes that show a lifelong love of words.
From a literary family of writers and educators, Clark studied music for years before graduating Vassar in 1930, and post-grad B.A. in 1934, finally turning to free-lance writing and editing. Her first published novel was "The Bitter Box," 1946.
She married the poet Robert Penn Warren in 1952 and they had two kids. In 1972, Clark suffered the first retinal hemorrhage that impaired her vision, with another in late 1975. Writing with marker pens, she authored "Eyes, Etc, A Memoir."
She died on February 16, 1996 in Boston, MA after battling pneumonia and emphysema