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Saturday, July 01, 2006

Susan Glaspell

American dramatist,theatrical producer,novelist, and Pulitzer
Prize winner. Ms. Glaspell was born this day in 1876 or 1882.
Started as a journalist, then novelist in her birth state Iowa;
met George Cook (stage director) they moved to New York City
and in the summer Cape Cod, Mass. There they co-founded
The Provincetown Players. The Players were major influence in
performing arts. "Triffles", is considered to be her best work.
But, there are so many more.
Ms. Glaspell also co-founded the radical womens' group,
Heterodoxy 1910-20. She found the support to write her
plays dealing with women's roles in socitey. She was the
second woman to win the Puliter in 1931 for the play,
"Alison's House".

"Ms. Magazine", begins publishing in 1972.

"To create one's own world in any of the Arts, takes courage."
~Georgia O'Keeffe