Thomas Pynchon

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Born: 08/04/1937 in Glen Cove, New York, USA

EDUCATION

Cornell University

1957 - 1959
English Major

Cornell University

1953
Pursued an Engineering Physics Degree - did not complete.

Milestones

2004

"The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989-) cameo

1973

"Gravity's Rainbow" published

1963

First novel, "V.", published

1959

First short story, "The Small Rain" published in The Cornell Writer

Bonus Trivia

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The Pulitzer Prize fiction panel nominated "Gravity's Rainbow" for the award but the Pulitzer board over ruled their decision.

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