Woman of the Century/Josephine Spencer

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SPENCER, Miss Josephine, poet, was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. When a mere child, she was persistently writing in rhyme, and early constructed little dramas, in which" there was the element of poetry. She attended the best schools in the Territory, but her education in literature has been acquired chiefly from reading the poets and the older English and American authors. JOSEPHINE SPENCER A woman of the century (page 683 crop).jpgJOSEPHINE SPENCER. While in school and a member of a class literary society, she attracted attention by her contributions in poetry and prose to the manuscript paper issued periodically by the association. She was chosen editor of the paper. Thereafter occasional poems appeared in print over her name, and recently her contributions to magazines and the holiday editions of newspapers have been quite frequent. She has been the successful competitor in several poetic contests. In prose she is a pleasing and thoughtful writer. Her stories and essays in the literary periodicals are entertaining