Lynn Riggs

Lynn Riggs

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: Drama and Performance Art

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

 Riggs, Lynn:  Appointed to do creative writing in drama, and to study the European theatre; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1928.

 Born August 31, 1899, at Claremore, Oklahoma. Education: University of Oklahoma, 1920–23.

 Taught English at University of Oklahoma, 1921–23, and at Lewis Institute, Chicago, 1925.

 Publications: Plays, “Knives from Syria,” 1927; “Big Lake,” 1927; poetry in The Nation, Poetry, the Bookman, The New Republic, Books of the New York Herald-Tribune.

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