considered a highly talented and successful writer, known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Gone with the Wind."
was born in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1900 and spent most of her life in the city. She worked as a journalist for the Atlanta Journal before becoming a full-time writer. Mitchell was married to Berrien "Red" Upshaw, but the marriage was annulled. Later, she married John Marsh, with whom she was together until her death in 1949.
She wrote "Gone with the Wind" in the 1930s and it was published in 1936. The novel was an instant success and brought her both fame and wealth.