John Steinbeck Jr.

John Steinbeck was born in Salinas, California on February 27th, 1902. His love of reading and writing was nurtured in his early years by his mother who was a former school teacher.

He graduated from High School in 1919 and attended Stanford University until 1925 when he left without obtaining a degree. He moved to New York and did odd jobs and pursued his dream of becoming a writer but when he failed to get his work published he returned to California.

Read more »