Edward Ronald Weismiller

Fellow: Awarded 1943

Field of Study: Poetry

Fellow: Awarded 1947

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 08-03-1915

Died: 08-25-2010

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

WEISMILLER, EDWARD RONALD.  Appointed for creative writing in the field of poetry; tenure, twelve months from June 1943 (postponed).

Born August 3, 1915, Monticello, Wisconsin.  Education:  Swarthmore College, 1931–32; Cornell College, Iowa, A.B., 1938; University of Oxford, 1938–39 (Rhodes Scholar, Merton College); Harvard University, A.M., 1942.

Publications:  The Deer Come Down, 1936. Poems in American Scholar, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Magazine, New Republic, New York Times, Poetry, Saturday Review of Literature, Virginia Quarterly Review. Translator of The Young Concubine, by Makhali-Phal, 1942.