Harold Lewis Cook

Harold Lewis Cook

Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Poetry

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

COOK, HAROLD LEWIS:  Appointed for creative writing; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1937.

Born March 21, 1897, at Cato, New York.  Education:  Union College, A.B., 1918; University of Cambridge, 1920–22.

Instructor of English, 1919–20, Georgia Institute of Technology; Instructor of English, 1922–25, Northwestern University; Head of English Department, 1925–30, Park Lodge School, Pau, France; Head of English Department, 1930–36, Avon Old Farms School, Connecticut.

Publications:  Spell Against Death, 1933; Bibliography of Edna St. Vincent Millay (with Karl Yost), 1937. Poems in Cambridge Review, Chapbook, Colour, New Witness, Pearson’s, Spectator, Today, Voices, Westminster Gazette, Yale Review, Nation, New Republic, Harper’s Magazine, Poetry, New Yorker, Dial, Masses, Bookman, Forum, Measure, Contemporary Verse, Midland. Included in anthologies: Braithwaite’s Anthology of Magazine Verse, Best Poems, Modern Muse, New Poetry, New Yorker Anthology.

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