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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, December 11, 2015
With the final phase of construction successfully launched in September, a vibrant new life is in store for a once forgotten and dilapidated historic building adjacent to our...
Monday, December 7, 2015
Ask anyone who works at the Willa Cather Foundation (WCF) what his/her favorite part of the work is, and s/he will say that it’s the relationships we get to build with people...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
As Cather fans around the world celebrate the publication centenary of The Song of the Lark , the Willa Cather Foundation is pleased to announce a student essay contest based...
Monday, September 21, 2015
Thanks to a Learning Experiences grant of $111,479 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a new educational exhibit will be designed and installed within the...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
LINCOLN, Neb. (Sept. 2, 2015) – Nebraska author Willa Cather wrote some of the most unforgettable fiction of the 20th century including the novels My Ántonia and O Pioneers...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
“Both Bitter and Sweet”: Cather, Literature, and the Great War CALL FOR PAPERS The years 2014–2018 mark the centennial of the First World War and represent a time to re-...
Friday, July 24, 2015
2015 was a very special year for the Willa Cather Foundation’s annual Spring Conference. As we celebrated our 60th Spring Conference in Red Cloud, we also welcomed the return...
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Dr. Virgil Albertini and his wife Dolores first visited Red Cloud in the 1970s on a road trip from Maryville, Missouri, over Thanksgiving break. During the visit, they...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
On June 5, the Willa Cather Foundation honored its 2015 scholarship recipients. In addition to awarding the Norma Ross Walter and Antonette Willa Skupa Turner scholarships, a...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
As they placed their shovels in the dirt on June 5, leadership of the Willa Cather Foundation and acclaimed historian and guest Richard Norton Smith celebrated an important...

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