Ruth Suckow's Short Stories
We have been given permission to post three of Ruth Suckow's short stories, her novella ("A Part of the Institution,") as well as one story by her sister. You can download these and use them with students or for your own enjoyment.
"A Rural Community"
"A Start in Life"
"A Part of the Institution" (Novella)
"The Soul that Sinneth," by Emma Suckow
"The Soul that Sinneth," by Emma Suckow, published in the August 1920 edition of The Midland.
Read President and Suckow Scholar Barbara Lounsberry's essay introducing the ten stories in the Iowa Digital Heritage website. Professor Lounsberry's essay, Introducing Suckow's Stories.
For more Suckow stories, go to the Iowa Digital Heritage website.
Updated July 23, 2018