The Night of the Hammer

YearTitlePublisherPrize AmountJudges
1959The Night of the HammerHarcourt$5,000Rosemary Benét
    Richard Eberhart
    Louise Townsend Nicholl
    Robert Penn Warren
    Richard Wilbur


Born in New York City on September 26, 1929, Ned O’Gorman spent most of his early life in Southport, Connecticut, and Bradford, Vermont. After graduating from Saint Michael’s College in Winooski, Vermont, in 1953, he pursued graduate work at Columbia University. 

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