Norman Rosten

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-01-1913

Died: 03-07-1995

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

ROSTEN, NORMAN:  Appointed for creative writing in the field of poetry; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1941.

Born January 1, 1913, New York City.  Education:  Brooklyn College, A.B., 1935; New York University, M.A., 1936; University of Michigan, 1937–38.

Performances:  This Proud Pilgrimage, poetic drama, produced at the University of Michigan Theatre, 1938, and at the Heckscher Theatre, New York City, 1940; awarded the Avery Hopwood Prize.  Death of a King and Samson Agonistes, verse plays, broadcast over an NBC network, 1938 and 1939. First Stop to Heaven, play, produced at the Windsor Theatre, New York City, 1941.

Publications:  Return Again, Traveler, 1940. Plays and poems in Players Magazine, Poetry, New Masses.

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