Ellen Glasgow

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Birthday
22, 1873
Birthplace
Richmond, VA
Death Date
Nov 21, 1945 (72)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1873
Birthplace
Richmond, VA
Death Date
Nov 21, 1945 (72)

About

An American writer of southern-themed fiction, she is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, In This Our Life (1941). Her other works include The Romance of a Plain Man (1909) and Virginia (1913).

Before Fame

She studied philosophy, political theory, and European and British literature. Early in her life, she became a devotee of the women's suffrage movement.

Trivia

She published a 1954 autobiography entitled The Woman Within.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She was engaged twice, but she never married.

Associated With

Her novel, The Wheel of Life, was likened to the literary work of Edith Wharton.