John Dos Passos

John Dos Passos

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-14-1896

Died: 09-28-1970

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

DOS PASSOS, JOHN:  Appointed for the writing of a series of essays on the basis of the present American conceptions of freedom of thought; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1939.

Born January 14, 1896, at Chicago. Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1916.

Publications:  One Man’s Initiation, 1919; Three Soldiers, 1921; Rosinante to the Road Again, 1922; A Pushcart at the Curb, 1922; Streets of Night, 1923; Manhattan Transfer, 1925; The Garbage Man, 1926; Orient Express, 1927; Airways, Inc., 1929; The 42nd Parallel, 1930; Nineteen Nineteen, 1931; In All Countries, 1934; Three Plays, 1934; The Big Money, 1936; U.S.A., 1938; Journeys Between Wars, 1938; Adventures of a Young Man, 1939.