WILLA SIBERT CATHER was born December 7,
Virginia. When she was nine years old, her
family moved to the town of Red Cloud, Nebraska,
later the setting for a number of her novels. She
University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After
college she spent
the next few years doing newspaper
work and teaching high school in
Pittsburgh. She moved to New York
City and worked for six years on the editorial staff of
Cather won the
Pulitzer Prize in
1923 for One of Ours. She
died on April 24, 1947.
Electronic Archive is a fantastic resource.
Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial
has their own Cather page.
Anne Lindhard has developed a beautiful
Information for students seeking help with researching and writing
Comments and questions: cather @fas.harvard.edu(remove
the space when writing)
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