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Visit this page often for the latest Cather-related news as well as information about the Willa Cather Foundation's programs, collections, and events.

Friday, June 26, 2020
Thanks to your many generous contributions to our "Campaign for the Future,” historic site and restoration and preservation work is now underway.
Friday, June 26, 2020
Our preserved 612 acres is there for hiking, experiencing wide open vistas, wildlife, and summer wildflowers. Here you can also catch sunrises and sunsets and experience dark-sky viewing.
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
1918 was a pivotal year for Willa Cather. This letter, written to her friend Carrie Miner Sherwood, conveys the hardships of war time and illness, but is also peppered with joys, including the publication of "My Antonia."
Monday, March 30, 2020
Join us for a visit to Taos, New Mexico in November at the Mabel Dodge Luhan House.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Safely Visiting the National Willa Cather Center As of July 16, 2020, we welcome guests to visit the National Willa Cather Center. Your visit will be different due to the...
Thursday, June 25, 2020
A recent donation of letters from James and Angela Southwick shed new light on the strong relationship between Willa Cather, her family, and the Right Reverend George Allen Beecher, who served as Episcopal Bishop of Western Nebraska from 1910-1943.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Despite the staffing difficulties created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Willa Cather Center was able to reconfigure two summer internships to be entirely remote...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
In her invited lecture, "When the World Broke in Two: America on the Cusp of the 1920s," Ryan will situate Cather's novel within the time period of creation and publication, a period that foreshadowed the turmoils of the 1920s.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Join us as we welcome Alex Ross back to Red Cloud as keynote speaker for the 65th annual Willa Cather Spring Conference.
Monday, April 6, 2020
An avid reader and a frequent visitor to Red Cloud, Frank Markley has been a member of the Willa Cather Foundation for nearly forty years.