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Akins, Zoe

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Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1958 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Dramatist, Playwrights

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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.


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