Isaac Bashevis Singer
About Isaac Bashevis Singer
Isaac Bashevis Singer began his literary career in his native Poland as a journalist for the Yiddish press. He published his first novel in 1935, and in that same year, immigrated to the United States where his stories and novels have received high acclaim. He is the recipient of two National Book Awards and a grant from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. In 1978, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.