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Andrew Nelson Lytle

Andrew Nelson Lytle, American author, editor. Guggenheim fellow for creative work in fiction, 1940-1941, 41-42, 60-61; Kenyon Review fellow for fiction, 1956; recipient National Foundation Arts and Humanities award, 1966-1967, prize Lyndhurst Foundation, 1985; Brown fellow University of South, fall 1978, 81-82; prize Ingersoll Foundation, 1986.

Background

  • Lytle, Andrew Nelson was born on December 26, 1902 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Logan and Lillie Belle (Nelson) Lytle.

  • Education

    • AB, Vanderbilt University, 1925. Student, Baker's 47 Workshop, Yale School of Drama, 1928. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Kenyon College, 1965.

      Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Florida, 1970. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University South, 1973. Doctor of Humane Letters, Hillsdale College, 1985.

    Career

    • Professor history University of South, also managing editor Sewanee Review, 1942-1943, professor English, editor, 1961-1973, retired, 1973. Lecturer University Iowa School Writing, 1946, lecturer, acting head, 1947. Lecturer creative writing University Florida, 1948-1961.

      Leader humanities division international seminar Harvard, summer 1954. Teacher Vanderbilt University, Nashville, spring 1974, University Kentucky, Lexington, 1976.

    Works

    Membership

    Member Association Little Magazines American (officer), Southern Academy Letters, Arts and Sciences, Council Literature Magazines,The Fellowship of Southern Writers (founding fellow), Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Alpha (Southern).

    Connections

    • Married Edna Langdon Barker, June 20, 1938. Children– Pamela, Katharine Anne, Lillie Langdon.
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    Died December 12, 1995
    (aged 92)
    • 1925
      Vanderbilt University
    • 1928
      Baker's 47 Workshop
    • 1965
      Kenyon College
    • 1970
      University Florida
    • 1973
      University South
    • 1985
      Hillsdale College
    • 1942 - 1943
      Professor, history University of South
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