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Mr. Icky

This has the distinction of being the only magazine piece ever written in a New York hotel. The business was done in a bedroom in the Knickerbocker, and shortly afterward that memorable hostelry closed its doors forever. When a fitting period of mourning had elapsed it was published in the “Smart Set.” Genre: Drama, Fiction, […]


Genre: Drama, Fiction, Short Stories

May Day

This somewhat unpleasant tale, published as a novelette in the “Smart Set” in July, 1920, relates a series of events which took place in the spring of the previous year. Each of the three events made a great impression upon me. In life they were unrelated, except by the general hysteria of that spring which […]


Genre: Fiction, Short Stories