Standard Name: Sowerby, Githa
Birth Name: Katherine Githa Sowerby
Married Name: Katherine Githa Kendall
Githa Sowerby's first full-length play, Rutherford and Son, was received in 1912 as a work of major importance. After this initial success, however, she produced only a handful of plays, only one more of which reached print. Her plays deftly exploit realist techniques to address social and economic problems, often from a feminist perspective. She began her writing career with a number of books for children (illustrated by her sister , as well as some plays for young audiences. She also supplied the lyrics for a few songs composed by .
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