Author:Wilbur Daniel Steele

Wilbur Daniel Steele

U.S. author and playwright. He has been called "America's recognized master of the popular short story" between World War I and the Great Depression

Wilbur Daniel Steele


(partial list)

  • The Younger Twin (1914)
  • Storm, (1914)
  • Ching Ching Chinaman, (1917)
  • Land's End and Other Stories, (1918)
  • The Shame Dance and Other Stories, (1923)


  • Contemporaries, produced 1915.
  • Not Smart, produced 1916.
  • The Terrible Woman and Other One Act Plays (1925)

Individual short storiesEdit

  • "Free," from The Century Magazine, Aug 1917


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1927.

The author died in 1970, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 51 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.