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Full Name: Willa Sibert Cather
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(1873-1947) Novelist, short-story writer. Willa Cather is considered one of the great American writers of the 20th century. She lived at 60 Washington Square, Greenwich Village, New York, New York, then 82 Washington Place, 5 Bank Street, and later at the Hotel Grosvenor. After some time working as a journalist and a teacher in Pittsburgh, she came to New York City in 1904, publishing a book of her short stories, "The Troll Garden" (1905), which gained her an appointment to the editorial staff of McClure's Magazine. Cather wrote the novels "O Pioneers!" (1913), "My √Āntonia" (1918), "The Song of the Lark" (1915), "Death Come for the Archbishop" (1927), and others. Cather moved from Washington Place to an address at 5 Bank Street where she did most of her writing, and which has since been torn down for the subway.
Author's Timeline:
1904 New York County
Cather moved to New York, New York in 1904 and lived at 60 Washington Square, Greenwich Village, then 82 Washington Place, 5 Bank Street, and later at the Hotel Grosvenor. 
1873 (Unknown) County
Willa Cather was born in Back Creek Valley, near Winchester, Virginia, in 1873. 
1922 (Unknown) County
One Of Ours
Novel; received the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1923. 
1947 New York County
Willa Cather died in New York, New York on April 24, 1947. 
1905 (Unknown) County
The Troll Garden
Short story collection. 
1913 (Unknown) County
O Pioneers!
Novel. 
1918 (Unknown) County
My Antonia
Novel. 
1915 (Unknown) County
The Song Of The Lark
Novel. 
1927 (Unknown) County
Death Comes For The Archbishop
Novel. 
1920 (Unknown) County
Youth And The Bright Medusa
 
1923 (Unknown) County
A Lost Lady
Novel. 
1931 (Unknown) County
Shadows On The Rock
Novel. 
1912 (Unknown) County
Alexander's Bridge
Novel. 
1903 (Unknown) County
April Twilights
Poetry collection. 
1947 (Unknown) County
Willa Cather is buried in the Old burying Ground in Jaffrey Center, New Hampshire. 

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