Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: Drama and Performance Art
Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:
Riggs, Lynn: Appointed to do creative writing in drama, and to study the European theatre; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1928.
Born August 31, 1899, at Claremore, Oklahoma. Education: University of Oklahoma, 1920–23.
Taught English at University of Oklahoma, 1921–23, and at Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1925.
Publications: Plays, “Knives from Syria,” 1927; “Big Lake,” 1927; poetry in The Nation, Poetry, the Bookman, The New Republic, Books of the New York Herald-Tribune.