C(atharine) A(my) Dawson-Scott Biography

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Catharine Amy Dawson Scott is often remembered as the founder of PEN (Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Editors, Novelists), the international writers' organization. A prolific author, her work includes fiction (adult and children's), poetry, plays, and books on the supernatural. Scott also co-edited with Ernest Rhys, an editor at the Everyman Library, several collections of short stories. These books, such as Old and New Love Stories (1925) and Tales of Mystery; Startling Stories of the Supernatural (1927) earned Rhys and Scott reputations as discerning editors who recognized not only well-crafted stories but also fresh modern voices. Scott was an engaged member of London's literary scene, often inviting aspiring as well as established writers to tea parties at her home. She lived an unconventional life, supporting herself as a writer and divorcing her husband at a time when such an action was considered scandalous. Toward the end of her life...

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