Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Writer. Born 1879. Died 1958.
Fisher was born in Lawrence while her father was a professor at the University of Kansas. She attended the University of Paris and Columbia University in New York City. She then began a writing career that produced a long list of books for children and adults. Some of her novels were best sellers. In 1957 the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award was established in Vermont.
Entry: Fisher, Dorothy Canfield
Author: G. Joseph Pierron
Author information: Judge Pierron serves on the Kansas Court of Appeals and has an interest in Kansas history.
Date Created: March 2012
Date Modified: March 2012
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