Pulsifer, Susan (1893? - )

Genre: Children's Literature, Non-Fiction, Poetry

Susan Farley Nichols Pulsifer's family moved from Boston to NYC before she was born. She attended the Brearly School in NYC, graduated from Bryn Mawr College (1915) and returned there in 1917 to teach. She interrupted her career to go to France during WWI to act as a nurses aide in a Red Cross hospital. When she returned, she received her MA in 1920 at Columbia University, then went to the Sorbonne and Oxford for graduate work. She married Harold Pulsifer in 1924.

Selected Bibliograpy

  • A House in Time (1959?)
  • L'esprit de la France: Chants de liberation =The Spirit of France, Songs of Liberation (1944)
  • Minute Magic: Children are Poets (1960)
  • Creative Writing Through Letters (1961)
  • Children are Poets (1963)
  • Witch's Breed: the Peirce-Nichols Family of Salem (1967)
  • Out of the Dust (1971)