Additional Reading and Exploring

Works by Willa Cather


April Twilights (1903)


Alexander’s Bridge (1912)
O Pioneers! (1913)
The Song of the Lark (1915)
My Antonia (1918)
One of Ours (1922)
A Lost Lady (1923)
The Professor’s House (1925)
My Mortal Enemy (1926)
Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927)
Shadows on the Rock (1931)
Lucy Gayheart (1935)
Sapphira and the Slave Girl (1940)

short stories

The Troll Garden (1905)
Youth and the Bright Medusa (1920)
Obscure Destinies (1932)
The Old Beauty and Others (1948)
Five Stories (1956)


Not Under Forty (1936)
Willa Cather: On Writing (1956)


The Life of Mary Baker G. Eddy and the History of Christian Science (1909)
My Autobiography (1914)

By Edith Lewis

Willa Cather Living: A Personal Record (1952)

Interesting Links

University of Nebraska Willa Cather Archives
The Willa Cather Foundation
Grand Manan Museum and Archives
Peter Cunningham Grand Manan Photography and Essays
The Inn at Whale Cove Cottages
A Chalet in Paradise

Suggestions for Further Reading

Willa Cather, Andrew Jewell (Editor) and Janis Stout (Editor). The Selected Letters of Willa Cather, New York: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, April 16, 2013.

Susan A. Hallgarth. “Willa Cather: The Woman Who Would Be Artist in Song of the Lark and Lucy Gayheart.”  Willa Cather: Family, Community, and History (The BYU Symposium), John J. Murphy, editor. (Brigham Young University, 1990): 169-173.

Susan A. Hallgarth. “Archetypal Patterns in Shadows on the Rock.Colby Library Quarterly 24:3 (September 1988): 33-141. Link to article.

Melissa J. Homestead. “Willa Cather, Edith Lewis, and Collaboration: The Southwestern Novels of the 1920s and Beyond.” Studies in the Novel 45.3 (Fall 2013): 408-441. Link to article.

Melissa Homestead. “Edith Lewis as Editor: Every Week Magazine and the Contexts of Cather’s Fiction.” Willa Cather: A Writer’s Worlds. Cather Studies 8. Eds Robert Thacker and John Murphy (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2010): 325-52.

Melissa Homestead and Anne L. Kaufman. “Nebraska, New England, New York: Mapping the Foreground of Willa Cather and Edith Lewis’s Creative Partnership.” Western American Literature 43.1 (2008): 41-69. Link to article.