Novelist and American playwright, born in Davenport (Iowa) in 1882 and died in 1948. He/She studied at Drake University (Des Moines), and for some time worked as a reporter at the local newspaper before concentrating on writing novels and short stories. He/She and her husband, George Carm Cook, founded the Provincetown Playhouse in 1915, thank you might represent to which the works of Eugene O'Neill. Among his novels are can outline some like Fidelity (1915), Brook Evans (1928), and The fugitive's return (1929); However, this author is more remembered for dramatic works such as Bernice (1919) Inheritors (1921) and Alison's house - which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1931, which was based on the life of Emily Dickinson.
Literature of United States of America.