William Faulkner full name (Cuthbert Faulkner) his original surname Falkner.
He was born on September 25, 1897, New Albany, Mississippi, U. S. A. He was and American novelist and short story writer who was awarded the 1949 Noble Prize for Literature. He studied at the university of Mississippi.
William's notable works are , "The Sound And Th fury", "As I Lay Dying", "Light In August", "Absalom", " A Rose For Emily".
He died on July 6, 1962(aged 64) Byhalia, Mississippi, U.S.