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 ›
Willa Cather Short Story Project
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 ›
“The Garden Lodge” is the second story we’re reading in the Willa Cather Short Story Project. Last month’s story, “Flavia and Her Artists,” was about a woman of means who collects artists but has no artistic talent of her own… Read More ›
Last month we kicked off the Willa Cather Short Story Project with “Flavia and Her Artists.” That story was the first in Cather’s 1905 short story collection, The Troll Garden, her first published book of prose. This month we’ll… 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!