George Paston entry: Overview screen.
4 September 1860
Emily Morse Symonds (who later wrote under the pseudonym GP) was born in St-Mary-in-the-Marsh parish, Sprowston
, near Norwich
GP, already past thirty, launched her writing career with an anonymous article in the Cornhill Magazine
, "Cousins German".
By 3 November 1898
GP published her last novel, A Writer of Books
, which exposes the obstacles faced by women writers in a male-dominated publishing industry.
11 September 1936
GP died at home shortly after her seventy-sixth birthday, of heart failure.
By 3 June 1939 "To Lord Byron": Feminine Profiles Based Upon Unpublished Letters
, a volume of women's letters that GP left unfinished, was posthumously issued, completed by a younger historian, Peter Quennell