The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones
By Jesse Hill Ford
Original Publisher: Little, Brown
Current Publisher: Out of Print
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Jesse Hill Ford for The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones
- Peter Matthiessen for At Play in the Fields of the Lord
- James Merrill for The (Diblos) Notebook
- Flannery O'Connor for Everything that Rises Must Converge
- Harry Petrakis for Pericles on 31st Street
Fiction Winner That Year: Katherine Anne Porter for The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Fiction Judges That Year: Paul Horgan, J.F. Powers, Glenway Wescott
The Year in Literature:
- The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
- Shmuel Agnon and Nelly Sachs won the Nobel Prize for literature.
More Information: The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones was made into a 1970 film of the same title directed by William Wyler and starring Roscoe Lee Browne, Lee J. Cobb, Lola Falana, and Lee Majors.