Estate of Gwen Pharis Ringwood

Gwen Pharis Ringwood (1910-1984) was an early prairie Canadian playwright. Her writing also included short stories, poems, novels, radio dramas, musicals, and children's plays. When she was young, her family moved from Washington State to Alberta, which became her home. She pioneered in community and educational theatre in western Canada; her one-act folk tragedy, "Still Stands the House" (1938), cemented her reputation.

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