Thursday, September 13, 2012

Author O. Henry Honored on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: September 11, 2012 Greensboro, NC

In 2012, the U.S. Postal Service commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of O. Henry (the pen name of William S. Porter, 1862-1910) with a stamp in its Literary Arts series.

The short stories of O. Henry are beloved for their irony and skillful unfolding of plot; often, they end with a surprise twist.

This prolific author wrote nearly 300 tales, most in the . . .

Read more at beyondtheperf.com

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