Competition: US & Canada
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:
TOKSVIG, SIGNE KIRSTINE. Appointed for the writing of a biography of Emanuel Swedenborg; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1943.
Born February 14, 1891, in Denmark. Education: Cornell University, B.A., 1916.
Assistant editor, 1916–20, New Republic.
Publications: The Last Devil, 1927; Hans Christian Andersen, 1933 (published in England, 1933, the United States, 1934, Denmark, 1935, Sweden, 1936, Finland, 1939); Eve’s Doctor, 1937; Port of Refuge, 1938; Life Boat, 1941. Articles in American-Scandinavian Review, Atlantic Monthly, North American Review, Nation, New Statesman, New Republic.