James Still

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Fiction

Fellow: Awarded 1946

Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-16-1906

Died: 04-28-2001

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

STILL, JAMES:  Appointed for creative writing; tenure, twelve months from April 1,  1941.

Born July 16, 1906, LaFayette, Alabama.  Education:  Lincoln Memorial University, A.B., 1929; Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1930; University of Illinois, B.S., 1931.

Librarian, 1933—40, Hindman Settlement.

Publications:  Hounds of the Mountain, 1937; River of Earth, 1940. Articles in Atlantic Monthly, American Mercury, Yale Review, Story, Virginia Quarterly Review, Saturday Evening Post, Frontier and Midland, Prairie Schooner.


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