Wholly Unclad When “Coming, Aphrodite” was first published in the August 1920 edition of The Smart Set magazine, the editor changed a key component of the story. In the scene where Don peeps through the hole in his closet, Cather… Read More ›
We’re taking a big leap in time with “Coming, Aphrodite!” We’re moving from stories included in Cather’s 1905 short story collection, The Troll Garden, and into her second collection published in 1920, Youth and the Bright Medusa. It’ll be… Read More ›
We’re on story number three of the Willa Cather Short Story Project, “The Marriage of Phædra” from Cather’s first published collection of short stories, The Troll Garden. This is another story written in the style of Henry James. As some… Read More ›
Our story for April is “The Marriage of Phaedra.” This is the last of the three stories from The Troll Garden that Cather chose not to revise for inclusion in her second collection of short stories, Youth and the… Read More ›
Last week I attended an event with Min Jin Lee in conversation with Mark Oppenheimer. They were talking about writing and one of the comments Min made was about tone. She asked if anyone knew the definition of… Read More ›
The Willa Cather Short Story Project beings!