HASSELL, HARRIET, 1911-1970

Writer.  Born–Northport, September 27, 1911.  Parents–John D. and Mabel C. (Stewart) Hassell.  Married–Adam Grossman. Education–attended the University of Alabama.  Student of Hudson Strode.  First short story published 1937; won first place in Story magazine’s National College Writing Contest.  Novel Rachel’s Children was immensely successful. Moved to Port Washington, New York, after her marriage.  Died October, 1970.

Source;

Beidler, Philip.  “Introduction” to Rachel’s Children, University of Alabama Press, 1990.

Publication:

Rachel’s Children.  New York: Harper, 1938; rept. University of Alabama Press, 1990.