Willa Cather

Willa Cather

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist

Biography: Willa Sibert Cather was an American author who achieved recognition for her novels of frontier life on the Great Plains, in works such as O Pioneers!, My Ántonia, and The Song of the Lark. In 1923 she was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours, a novel set during World War I. Cather grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska.

Source/Notes: Four Letters: Escapism (1936) - Willa Cather on Writing (1949)

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