Alice Brown (writer)

Alice Brown (writer)

Alice Brown (December 5, 1856-June 21, 1948) was an American novelist, poet and playwright, best known as a writer of local color stories. [ [ Seacoast NH - Alice Brown ] ] She also contributed a chapter to the collaborative novel, "The Whole Family" (1908).

She was born in Hampton Falls, New Hampshire and graduated from Robinson Seminary in Exeter in 1876. She later worked as a schoolteacher, but moved to Boston to write full-time in 1884. She first worked at the Christian Register and then, starting in 1885, the "Youth's Companion".

She was a prolific author for many years, but her popularity waned after the turn of the century. She stopped writing after 1935.


* "Fools of Nature" (1887)
* "The Rose of Hope" (1896)
* "The Day of his Youth" (1897)
* "Tiverton Tales" (1899)
* "Margaret Warrener" (1902)
* "The Story of Thyza" (1909)
* "John Winterbourne's Family" (1910)
* "The One-Footed Fairy" (1911)
* "The Secret of the Clan" (1912)
* "Robin Hood's Barn" (1913)
* "Vanishing Points" (1913)
* "Children of Earth" (1915)
* "Bromley Neighborhood" (1917)
* "The Prisoner" (1916)
* "The Flying Teuton" (1918)
* "Homespun and Gold" (1920)
* "The Wind Between the Worlds" (1920)
* "One-Act Plays" (1921)
* "Louise Imogen Guiney — a Study" (1921)
* "The Old Crow" (1922)
* "Ellen Prior", verse (1923)
* "The Kingdom in the Sky" (1932)

Another book by Alice Brown is "The Patient Sufferer", A Story For Youth. It was written for the American Sunday-School Union, and revised by the Committee of Publication. Also noted on title page: Philadelphia: American Sunday-School Union, No. 146 Chestnut Street. This book also has a sketch on the preceding page with the title "Where Alice Brown lived".



*cite book | last=Bleiler | first=Everett | authorlink=Everett F. Bleiler | title=The Checklist of Fantastic Literature | location=Chicago | publisher=Shasta Publishers | pages=62 | date=1948

External links

*gutenberg author|name=Alice Brown|id=Alice_Brown
* [ Works by Alice Brown] at Internet Archive
* [ Alice Brown Papers] at University of New Hampshire Library

NAME=Brown, Alice
SHORT DESCRIPTION=Local color writer
DATE OF BIRTH=December 5, 1856
PLACE OF BIRTH=Hampton Falls, New Hampshire
DATE OF DEATH=June 21, 1948

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