The Nobel Prize in Literature 1938
(pen-name of Pearl Walsh, née Sydenstricker)
Born: 26 June 1892, Hillsboro, WV, USA
Died: 6 March 1973, Danby, VT, USA
Residence at the time of the award: USA
Prize motivation: "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces"