Ames Public Library Event Flyer

Celebrating 150 Years of Willa Cather

Presented in partnership with the Ames Writers Collective and Ames Public Library
Special Events

Ames Public Library
515 Douglas Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Join us for an evening of readings to celebrate 150 years of Willa Cather, one of the most significant and treasured American writers of the 20th century.

Cather crystallized the spirit of the American West with a singular voice in her body of poems, essays, short stories, and the critically acclaimed novels One of OursO Pioneers!The Song of the Lark, and My Ántonia.

In partnership with the Ames Writers Collective and the National Willa Cather Center, readers will be reacquainted, and new readers will be introduced to Cather's body of work. There will be birthday goodies as well as a book drawing. (Willa Cather’s 150th birthday was December 7.)

This is a free event that will also be broadcast live from the Ames Public Library's YouTube channel.

The Ames Writers Collective is a nonprofit committed to creating healthy communities through the art of writing. Since its inception in the fall of 2021, the Ames Writers Collective has provided outreach writing programs to cancer patients and survivors, adolescent and "Over 50+" writers. Find out more at their website here.