Novel: "I, Billy Shakespeare!", 1965
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[on the Academy Award
s snub of
, which out of ten nominations won only for Sound and Best Adapted Screenplay (which went to Blatty himself)] The Academy should fold its tent and go back to baking apple strudel or whatever they can do well.
Blatty won a scholarship to Georgetown University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in 1950, then earned a master's degree in English from George Washington University in 1954.