Awards & Winners

Jessamyn West

Date of Birth 18-July-1902
Place of Birth Vernon
(Jennings County, Indiana, Vernon Township, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Mary Jessamyn West
Profession Writer, Novelist
Mary Jessamyn West was an American Quaker who wrote numerous stories and novels, notably The Friendly Persuasion. She graduated from Fullerton Union High School in 1919 and Whittier College in 1923. There she helped found the Palmer Society, in 1921.

Awards by Jessamyn West

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jessamyn West.


Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
Honored for : The Massacre at Fall Creek


Nominations 1952 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
National Book Award for Fiction The witch diggers