Josephine Lawrence

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Newark, New Jersey, USA
American novelist Josephine Lawrence was born in Newark, NJ, in 1892. She graduated from Newark High School and then attended New York University. Upon graduation (with a degree in English), she took a job with the Newark "Sunday Call" newspaper, and eventually became editor of the household service department and the children's page.

She began her writing career with children's books, turning out more than 30--many of them anonymously--and writing a children's radio series, "The Man in the Moon", before writing her first adult novel. Read more...