Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:
ROSTEN, NORMAN: Appointed for creative writing in the field of poetry; tenure, twelve months from May 1, 1941.
Born January 1, 1913, New York City. Education: Brooklyn College, A.B., 1935; New York University, M.A., 1936; University of Michigan, 1937–38.
Performances: This Proud Pilgrimage, poetic drama, produced at the University of Michigan Theatre, 1938, and at the Heckscher Theatre, New York City, 1940; awarded the Avery Hopwood Prize. Death of a King and Samson Agonistes, verse plays, broadcast over an NBC network, 1938 and 1939. First Stop to Heaven, play, produced at the Windsor Theatre, New York City, 1941.
Publications: Return Again, Traveler, 1940. Plays and poems in Players Magazine, Poetry, New Masses.