"A clock is a little machine that shuts us out from the wonder of time."
+Born in 1876 in Davenport, Iowa.
+Parents were Elmer Glaspell, a hay farmer, and Alice Keating, a public school teacher.
+Had a very conservative upbringing.
+Two brother; one older and one younger.
+Started working at a local newspaper in high school.
+By age 18, she authored a weekly 'Society' column which criticized Davenport's upper class.
+Philosophy major at Drake University.
+Day after gradation , started working full-time for Des Moines Daily News.
+Inspired by a case, she went back to Davenport and wrote Trifles, a one-act play involving a woman accused of murdering her abusive husband (this was the start of her radicalism).
+Married George Cram Cook in 1913 and moved to New York City.
+Both active in the first avant-garde artistic movement and eventually founded Provincetown Players, a nonprofit theatre company.
+A leading member of Heterodoxy, an early feminist debating group.
+Discovered Eugene O'Neill who is now considered the greatest playwright in American history.
+Supported her husband and herself by submitting short stories to top periodicals for publication.
+Known as "a central figure in the development of the modern American short story."
+Died of viral pneumonia in 1948 in Cape Cod.
+Trifles (1916), adapted into the short story A Jury of Her Peers (1917)
+The Glory of the Conquered (1909).
Full Length Plays
+The Verge (1921).