Willa Cather slept here. So did Rory Gilmore. While reading The Selected Letters of Willa Cather I was excited that she mentions the name of the hotel where she stayed when she was in New Haven to receive an honorary degree… Read More ›
Willa Cather’s short story “Two Friends” in Obscure Destinies, first edition, some Connecticut & Yale history, and a brief appearance by Edith Wharton.
Today’s Willa on Wednesday feature is Andrew Jewell’s recent lecture, “Our Cather Heritage” Andrew Jewell is Professor of Digital Projects at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries and editor of the Willa Cather Archive The lecture takes off at about… Read More ›
Today’s #WillaOnWednesday takes you to the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska. This video is a 360 degree view that I recorded in the midst of the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska on March 11, 2011 using an old… Read More ›
I’m starting a new feature here on WildmooBooks and it will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that it involves one of my favorite writers, Willa Cather. The name of the feature is — drum… Read More ›
Last Saturday my wife Laura and I drove up to New London, New Hampshire to see the new musical, Kindness & Cruelty: Willa Cather in Jaffrey by Will Ögmundson and Tom Dunn at Whipple Hall. Most people who are casually… Read More ›