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The Novel Has Been Over-Furnished: Willa Cather on the Art of Writing

Writers in search of guidance need only scan Willa Cather on Writing for some sharp doses of advice. “The novel,” she writes in an analysis of the difference between creating good fiction and bei

Quotes

Chasing the Sun: 7 Quotes About Summer to Keep the Season Alive

We're as reluctant as you to let go of summertime. With that, we present these seven quotes about summer by writers who said it better than we ever could.

Quotes

These Are the End Times: 12 Memorable Closing Lines

The closing lines of a book characterize the strange moment when reader and author finally say farewell to each other. Here are 12 of our favorites.

News

Among the Moderns: Coming, Aphrodite!, Willa Cather’s Jazz Age Tale

If the common conception of a Willa Cather plot involves dust, plains, and frustrated pioneer women and men, "Coming, Aphrodite!" offers something entirely different.

Writing

The Warmth and Winsome Letters of Willa Cather

In The Selected Letters of Willa Cather -- out in paperback this week -- readers are privy to hundreds of letters assembled over the course of Cather's storied life.

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Selected Letters as a Window Into Willa Cather’s Life

Willa Cather's early twentieth century novels My Ántonia and O Pioneers! are fixtures in the American literary canon. With the publication of her selected letters, editors Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout have lifted the veil on the private life of the great writer.