The Odyssey by Homer

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudge
1961The Odyssey by HomerDoubleday$1,000William Arrowsmith


Robert Fitzgerald was born on October 12, 1910, in Geneva, New York, but grew up in Springfield, Illinois. He excelled academically, graduating from Springfield High School in 1928 and then attending The Choate School in Connecticut for a year. In 1929 he entered Harvard University in Boston, where he studied English and Greek.

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