Carl Rollyson is the author of fourteen biographies for adults, and four biographies for children and young adults. His biographies of Rebecca West and Amy Lowell, and his study, A Higher Form of Cannibalism? Adventures in the Art and Politics of Biography, were supported by NEH Fellowships. Three of his biographies of Marilyn Monroe, Dana Andrews, and Walter Brennan are part of the Hollywood Legends series published by the University Press of Mississippi. As editor of the series, he welcomes proposals for biographies of actors, directors, producers, and other legendary Hollywood figures. The Last Days of Sylvia Plath appeared in March 2020.
“The Cinematic Faulkner” includes excerpts from The Life of William Faulkner, Volume 1: The Past Is Never Dead 1897-1934 (March 2020) and Volume 2: This Alarming Paradox 1935-1962 (September 2020), with the permission of the University[…]