Scott, Catherine Amy (née Dawson) (F)

b. 31 August 1865. d. 4 November 1934. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, prolific novelist, short story writer, playwright, founder of PEN International. Signatures include “C. A. Dawson,” “C. Amy Dawson,” and “C. A. Dawson Scott.” Née Dawson. Attended an Anglo-German school. Feminist. Wrote often about Cornwall. Became a spiritualist in later life. Married Dr. Horatio Scott on 6 June 1896; they divorced in 1920. Close friends with Charlotte Mew, May Sinclair, and many prominent London writers. Biographical information: *Orlando*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 18
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Sketches 1886-06-12 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12983
The Gorse 1886-07-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12989
Where and When 1887-09-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 12916
Twilight. To L. L. D. 1888-07-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13039
Woman’s Wit 1888-11-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13058
Idyl 1889-06-08 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13087
Dawn 1890-02-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13126
A Twilight Sonnet 1890-08-02 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13152
Across the Sea 1890-09-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13158
The Blind Poet 1890-11-01 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13165
The Leaves 1891-01-17 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13176
Roses and Memories. Sonnet 1891-03-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13184
Youth and Age 1891-10-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13213
The World and the Poet 1892-02-06 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13231
The Meadow-Grass 1893-06-03 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13299
Sea-Voices 1893-09-16 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13314
Tragedy. A Sketch 1893-11-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13323
Broken Faith 1894-09-22 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 13367