Josephine Herbst

Josephine Herbst

Fellow: Awarded 1936
Field of Study: Fiction

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

HERBST, JOSEPHINE:  Appointed for creative writing in the field of the novel; tenure, twelve months from May 15, 1936.

Born March 5, 1897, at Sioux City, Iowa. Education:  Morningside College, 1914; University of Iowa, 1935; University of California, A.B., 1918.

Publications:  Nothing is Sacred, 1928; Money for Love, 1929; Pity is Not Enough, 1933; The Executioner Waits, 1934. Short stories in Scribner’s Magazine, American Mercury, transition, This Quarter, Pagany, The Magazine.

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