|1959||The Night of the Hammer||Harcourt||$5,000||Rosemary Benét|
|Louise Townsend Nicholl|
|Robert Penn Warren|
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.