Who was Ruth Suckow? 1892-1960
She was born & raised in Iowa and wrote
about the people who lived in the small towns and farms of Iowa in the early
1900s. She married writer, artist & critic Ferner Nuhn and they
traveled extensively throughout the country, returning to Cedar Falls, Iowa.
After her death, her husband established the Ruth Suckow Memorial Association
to make sure that future generations could enjoy her writing.
Country People. New York: Knopf, 1924.
The Odyssey of a Nice
Girl. New York: Knopf, 1925.
Iowa Interiors. New York: Knopf, 1926.
The Bonney Family. New York: Knopf, 1928.
Cora. New York: Knopf, 1929.
The Kramer Girls. New York: Knopf, 1930.
Children and Older People. New York: Knopf, 1931.
The Folks. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1934.
Carry-Over. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936.
New Hope. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936.
Some Others and Myself. New York: Rinehart, 1952. [short stories and
The John Wood Case. New York: Viking, 1959.