Elia W. Peattie


Born
in Kalamazoo, Michigan, The United States
January 15, 1862

Died
July 12, 1935


Elia Wilkinson Peattie (January 15, 1862 – July 12, 1935) was an American author, journalist and critic.

Elia Wilkinson was the daughter of Frederick and Amanda (Cahill) Wilkinson. She was born on January 15, 1862, in Kalamazoo, Michigan, but moved with her family to Chicago when she was young. She stopped attending school when she was fourteen, but kept up a reading habit. In 1883 she married Robert Burns Peattie, a Chicago journalist.

She began writing short stories for newspapers, and became a reporter with the Chicago Tribune and subsequently the Chicago Daily News. In 1889 she moved to Omaha, becoming chief editorial writer on the Omaha World-Herald. She wrote for magazines including Century, Lippincott's Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine,
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The Shape of Fear

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On the Northern Ice

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Their Dear Little Ghost

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An Astral Onion

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The Room of the Evil Thought

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The Shape Of Fear, And Othe...

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A Spectral Collie

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Azalea, the Story of a Girl...

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A Michigan Man

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Mountain Woman

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