• Read More

    How My Best Friend Willa Cather Helped Me Beat Stage Fright

    I fell for Willa Cather in graduate school—fell so hard that I named my daughter after her. But 20 reading years later,...

    Become a Lit Hub Supporting Member: Because Books Matter

    For the past decade, Literary Hub has brought you the best of the book world for free—no paywall. But our future relies on you. In return for a donation, you’ll get an ad-free reading experience, exclusive editors’ picks, book giveaways, and our coveted Joan Didion Lit Hub tote bag. Most importantly, you’ll keep independent book coverage alive and thriving on the internet.