A Fine Romance
By Cynthia Propper Seton
Original and Current Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Fiction Finalists That Year:
- Raymond Carver for Will You Be Quiet, Please?
- MacDonald Harris for The Balloonist
- Ursula K. Le Guin for Orsinian Tales
- Cynthia Propper Seton for A Fine Romance
Fiction Winner That Year: Wallace Stegner for The Spectator Bird
Fiction Judges That Year: Erskine Caldwell, George P. Elliott, Orville Prescott
The Year in Literature:
- The Pulitzer Prize was not given for fiction.
- Vicente Aleixandre won the Nobel Prize for literature.
- For twelve years, Seton was a journalist at the Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, where she wrote a column on modern motherhood called "Skirting the Issue." Her column was also printed in The Washington Post from 1959 to 1960.
- In all, Seton published five novels and three essay collections.