Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
(Profile photograph credit: Standard Photo Company, Jackson, Mississippi,1939.)
WELTY, EUDORA. Appointed for creative writing in the field of fiction; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1942.
Born April 13, 1909, Jackson, Mississippi. Education: Mississippi State College for Women, 1925–27; University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1929; Columbia University, 1930–31.
Publications: A Curtain of Green, 1941. Stories in Manuscript, Prairie Schooner, Southern Review, Decision, Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s Bazaar.