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Barnes, Margaret

Born: 1886 AD
Died: 1967 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Novelists

1886 – Margaret Ayer Barnes was born 8th of April in Chicago, Illinois.

1907 – She was educated at Bryn Mawr College and earned an A.B. degree.

1910 – Margaret Ayer Barnes married Cecil Barnes.

1926 – Barnes broke her back in a traffic accident.

1926-1930 – she wrote several short stories and three plays, including an adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel The Age of Innocence.

1931 – Margaret Ayer Barnes won the Pulitzer Prize for her first novel, Years of Grace.  Her older sister, Janet Ayer Fairbank, was also a notable writer.

1967 – Margaret Ayer Barnes died October 25, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.