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Akins, Zoe

Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1958 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist, Playwrights

1886 – Akins was born in Humansville, Missouri on October 30, 1886.

1896 – Studied in Illinois and Saint Louis, where she started to write.

1911 – Published her collections of poems, "Interpretations".

1914 – Wrote the dramatic piece Papa.

1929 – Wrote "The Greeks Had a Word For It".

1930 – Started writing screenplays for films.

1932 – Married Hugo Rumbold.

1935 – Received the Pulitzer Prize Award for her dramatization of Edith Wharton’s The Old Maid.

1958 – On October 29, 1958, a day before her seventy-second birthday she died in her sleep.