Margaret Mitchell

by Sierra Weintraub, C block

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Born: November 8, 1900

Died: August 16, 1949

Major Works

Mitchell wrote a romance novella, Lost Laysen, when she was fifteen years old in 1916, but it was not found until 1994 and was then published in 1996

When she was a teenager, Mitchell wrote 400-page novel entitled The Big Four about girls in a boarding school. This novel has been lost and was never published.

In 1936, Mitchell wrote her most famous novel Gone With the Wind, for which she won awards.

Other Important Dates

Mitchell won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 for Gone With the Wind

Mitchell also won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937, also for Gone With the Wind