Frank, Waldo

Frank, Waldo (David)

(1899–1967) writer; born in Long Branch, N.J. A Yale graduate, he was founding editor of the short-lived, pacifist little magazine Seven Arts (1916–17). After the 1930s he was a left-wing activist whose large literary output included politically inspired fiction and Marxist social analysis. He wrote and lectured widely on Latin America; his works include Virgin Spain (1926, revised 1942) and America Hispana (1931). He lived in Truro, Mass. and New York City.