Our last story of 2019 was the last story in Cather’s 1920 collection, Youth and the Bright Medusa. This month we kick off reading stories from Cather’s last short story collection published during her lifetime, Obscure Destinies (1932). “Neighbour Rosicky”… Read More ›
Our final read of the year for the Willa Cather Short Story Project is “A Death in the Desert.” As I mentioned in the reminder post for this story, it was first published in Scribner’s Magazine in January 1903, then revised for… Read More ›
December 2019 reminder for the Willa Cather Short Story Project. We’ll be reading “A Death in the Desert.”
A short response to Willa Cather’s short story, “The Sculptor’s Funeral.”
November 2019 reminder for The Willa Cather Short Story Project and a heads-up about the Willa Cather Spring Conference next year.
This story reminded me of A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich. In both stories a woman of culture and talent marries and moves to the Nebraska territory where her life becomes an endless drudge of mind-numbing and… Read More ›