Rolfe Humphries

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-20-1894

Died: 04-22-1969

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

HUMPHRIES, ROLFE:  Appointed for creative writing in the field of poetry; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1938.

Born November 20, 1894, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Stanford University, 1912–13; Amherst College, A.B., 1914.

Teacher of Latin, 1914–23, Potter School for Boys, San Francisco; Teacher of Latin, 1924—, Woodmere Academy, Woodmere, New York.

Publications:  Europa and Other Poems, 1929. Poems, articles and reviews in New Yorker, New Republic, New York Herald Tribune Books, Poetry, Modern Monthly, New Masses, New Frontier, Nation, Century, Liberator.  Editor, And Spain Sings (with M. J. Benardete), 1937. Editor, 1924–25, The Measure.