Tuesday, February 24, 2009

August Derleth Day in Wisconsin - 100th Birthday

Tuesday February 24th was August Derleth Day here in Wisconsin as the author was born 100 years ago on February 24, 1909 in Sauk City. He brought honor and distinction to himself, his community and his state during a lifetime spent in writing and publishing.

He is best known for his “Sac Prairie” novels depicting the historical evolution of Sauk City and Prairie du Sac. Discover August Derleth one of the most prolific Wisconsin authors as we have many of his works available for checkout.

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