Marshall Authors, Illustrators, and Song Writers

John Anthony Bellairs (1938-1991) was an author best known for his fantasy novel The Face in the Frost and many gothic mystery novels for young adults including The House with a Clock in its Walls. This popular novel was made into a major motion picture in 2018 starring Jack Black and Cate Blancett.

William Wallace Cook (1868-1933) was a famed dime novelist with such series as Buffalo Bill, Deadeye Dick and Nick Carter.

Robert Livingston Dickey (1861-1944) was a famous illustrator for magazines such as the Saturday Evening Post and children’s books such as the first American edition of Black Beauty.

F. Dudley Vernor (1892-1974) wrote the music for the song The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi.