As part of their Bur Oak series, University of Iowa Press has reissued Patricia L. Bryan and Tom Wolf’s Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America’s Heartland, the history of the Hossack murder case which Glaspell covered as a reporter and later used as the basis for Trifles.
For more information:
Linda Ben-Zvi’s comprehensive biography, Susan Glaspell: Her Life and Times, from Oxford University Press.
Read The New York Times review by Dinitia Smith, “Rediscovering a Playwright Lost to Time,” New York Times 30 June 2005, late ed.: E3.