Willa Cather

Willa Cather (1873-1947) was born in Back Creek Valley, Virginia. In 1883, Cather moved with her family to Nebraska, which became the inspiration for her bestselling novels: My Antonia, O Pioneers!, and the 1923 Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. In 1906 she moved to New York City to work for McClure's. Cather lived in Greenwich Village until her death.