Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:
BERGER, JOSEF: Appointed for the writing of a book of the history, traditions and folklore of the Portuguese fishermen of Gloucester and other New England coast ports; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1938.
Born May 12, 1903, at Denver, Colorado. Education: University of Missouri, B. J., 1924.
Publications: Captain Bib, 1929; Come Along, 1930; Sleepy Steve, 1931; Pogo, 1934. Published under the pseudonym, Jeremiah Digges: Cape Cod Pilot, 1937; Bowleg Bill: The Seagoing Cowboy, 1938. Short stories and essays in Story, Atlantic Monthly, New Yorker, Esquire.