Malamud, Bernard

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Dates:
Birth 1914-04-26
Death 1986-03-18
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1914, Apr. 26: Born, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1936: B.A., City College of New York, New York, N.Y.
  • 1936 - 1940 : Worked in a factory, at various stores, and as a clerk in the Census Bureau, Washington, D.C.
  • 1940 - 1949 : Taught English, evening high schools, New York, N.Y.
  • 1942: M.A., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1945: Married Ann de Chiara
  • 1949 - 1961 : Associate Professor of English, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oreg.
  • 1952: Published The Natural. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1956 - 1957 : Partisan Review fellowship
  • 1957: Published The Assistant. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
  • 1958: Published The Magic Barrel. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy Rosenthal Foundation Award for The Assistant Daroff Memorial Award for The Assistant
  • 1959: National Book Award for The Magic Barrel
  • 1959 - 1961 : Ford Foundation fellowship
  • 1961: Published A New Life. New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy
  • 1961 - 1986 : Faculty member, Division of Language and Literature, Bennington College, Bennington, Vt.
  • 1963: Published Idiots First. New York: Farrar, Straus and Company
  • 1964: Elected, National Institute of Arts and Letters
  • 1966: Published The Fixer. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • 1966 - 1968 : Visiting lecturer, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1967: Published A Malamud Reader, edited by Philip Rahv. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux National Book Award for The Fixer Pulitzer Prize for The Fixer Elected, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1969: Published Pictures of Fidelman: An Exhibition. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • 1971: Published The Tenants. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • 1973: Published Rembrandt's Hat. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • 1976: Jewish Heritage Award
  • 1979: Published Dubin's Lives. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Governor's Award, Vermont Council on the Arts
  • 1979 - 1981 : President, American Center of P.E.N.
  • 1981: Brandeis University Creative Arts Award for fiction
  • 1982: Published God's Grace. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • 1983: Published The Stories of Bernard Malamud. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Gold Medal for fiction, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters
  • 1986, Mar. 18: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1989: Published posthumously The People, and Uncollected Stories. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

From the guide to the Bernard Malamud Papers, 1930-1989, (bulk 1949-1986), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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