Author:Sophie Kerr

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Sophie Kerr
(1880–1965)
a prolific writer of the early 20th century whose stories about smart, ambitious women mirrored her own evolution from small-town girl to successful career woman. Best remembered for the annual Sophie Kerr Literary Prize, funded by her endowment to Washington University

Works[edit]

(partial list)

Magazine stories[edit]

  • "The Bees" (ss; as "Sophie Kerr Underwood" ) in The Century Magazine, Mar 1915
  • "Kidnaped" (ss) in The Saturday Evening Post, Dec 30, 1921
  • "The Second Wife" (ss; as "Sophie Kerr Underwood" ) in Harper's Magazine, May 1915
  • "The Reason" (ss) in Harper's Magazine, Jun 1916
  • "A Spree D'Espirit" (ss) in Harper's Monthly Magazine, Dec 1918
  • "The Ties of Blood" in Harper's Monthly Magazine, Jun 1918
  • "West Wind" (ss) in Collier's, Dec 18, 1915
  • "Wild Earth" (ss) in The Saturday Evening Post, Apr 2, 1921



Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1965, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.