• Born date: 1879-04-14
  • Born in: Richmond, Virginia
  • Death date: 1958-05-05
  • Death in: Richmond, Virginia
James Branch Cabell

James Branch Cabell (/ˈkæbəl/; April 14, 1879 – May 5, 1958) was an American author of fantasy fiction and belles lettres. Cabell was well regarded by his contemporaries, including H. L. Mencken and Sinclair Lewis. His works were considered escapist and fit well in the culture of the 1920s, when his works were most popular.