Isaac Bashevis Singer, the noted Yiddish writer, many of whose works have been translated into English, has been voted a stipend of $10,000 by the National Council of the Arts, it was announced here today. The award was given Mr. Singer to enable him to complete a novel on which he is currently at work.
The National Council of the Arts is a body created by Congress to encourage all the arts in the United States. Last week, the Council voted awards totaling $1,300,000. Among the grants were five of $10,000 each to writers, to aid them to complete works in progress. Mr. Singer was one of those five.
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