Kenneth Fearing

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Poetry

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-28-1902

Died: 06-26-1961

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

FEARING, KENNETH FLEXNER:  Appointed for creative writing in the field of poetry; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1936.

Born July 28, 1902, in Chicago, Illinois. Education:  University of Illinois, 1920–22; University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1924.

Publications:  Angel Arms, 1929; Poems, 1935. Contributor to New Masses, New Republic, New York Evening Post, Menorah Journal, New Yorker, New York Herald-Tribune Books, Scribner’s Magazine, American Spectator.