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!
This recently released short story is a prequel to Pearl’s forthcoming novel The Technologists (Feb 21, 2012). Pearl is known for writing engaging historical mysteries featuring prominent 19th century literary figures (Longfellow, Poe, Dickens). I’ve been a fan since 2003… Read More ›