The Willa Cather Archive has been featured in a variety of media publications over its lifetime. The following is a selection of videos, interviews, and articles featuring the Cather Archive and its team.
Over two episodes of Plainstate: The Podcast, sponsored by the Department of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, UCARE editorial assistants Gayle Rocz and Simone Droge discuss The Complete Letters of Willa Cather with managing editor Emily Rau and associate editor Melissa Homestead.
Listen to Episode 9 and Episode 10, The Cather Letters.
By Plainstate: The Podcast | University of Nebraska-Lincoln | February 10 and 16, 2020
PRI's Studio 360 contributor Sally Herships produced a piece on Willa Cather, "American Icons: My Ántonia." Her story features an interview with Willa Cather Archive editor Andrew Jewell, as well as a number of other scholars and members of the Cather community.
By Sally Herships | Studio 360 | November 21, 2019
Andrew Jewell, editor of the Willa Cather Archive, presents reasons why Cather remains relevant to readers today.
Watch Jewell’s Full Lecture: Our Cather Heritage
Watch a Shorter “Recap” Version: Our Cather Heritage Recap
By Andrew Jewell | Nebraska Research | March 29, 2018
Willa Cather’s most celebrated novel, My Ántonia, turns 100 years old in 2018. An article from NET News explores how the National Willa Cather Center and the Willa Cather Archive plan to celebrate.
Read the Article and Listen to the Interview: "Nebraska Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of My Ántonia"
By Jack Williams | NET News | February 14, 2018
Melissa Homestead, Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and associate editor of the Complete Letters of Willa Cather, is in the process of writing a manuscript about the complex relationship between Willa Cather and her longtime partner and editor, Edith Lewis.
Read The Article: "Willa Cather's longtime creative partnership was a romantic one as well, UNL professor says"
By Blake Ursch | Omaha World-Herald | January 18, 2018
An article from the Lincoln Journal Star discusses the Willa Cather Archive’s The Complete Letters of Willa Cather, and the publication of the digital edition at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Read the Article: "UNL project hopes to reveal the Cather behind the novels"
By Chris Dunker | Lincoln Journal Star | January 2, 2018
NET News interviewed Melissa Homestead, Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and associate editor of the Complete Letters of Willa Cather, about her upcoming book focusing on the relationship between Willa Cather and her longtime partner and editor, Edith Lewis.
Read and Listen to the Interview: "UNL Professor: Edith Lewis Played A Part In Cather's Success"
By Jack Williams | NET News | October 18, 2017
Nebraska’s PBS station, NET, released a documentary titled “Yours, Willa Cather,” on September 21, 2015, inspired by The Selected Letters of Willa Cather, edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis P. Stout.
Watch the Full Documentary: Yours, Willa Cather
Visit the Website: catherletters.org
By NET | PBS | September 21, 2015
Andrew Jewell, editor of the Willa Cather Archive, was featured on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” for a segment on the Willa Cather letters with a special focus on a letter pertaining to her novel One of Ours.
Listen to the Interview: "'Wonderful Words' In Willa Cather's No-Longer-Secret Letters"
By NPR Staff | National Public Radio | April 30, 2013
The New York Times published two articles about The Selected Letters of Willa Cather, edited Andrew Jewell and Janis Stout, which presents more than 500 of her letters to the public for the first time.
Read the Review: "Entirely Personal" (Review)
By Tom Perrotta | The New York Times | April 25, 2013
Read the Article: "O Revelations! Letters, Once Banned, Flesh Out Willa Cather"
By Jennifer Schuessler | The New York Times | March 21, 2013
The Chronicle of Higher Education featured a detailed article about the publication of Cather’s letters in The Selected Letters of Willa Cather edited by Andrew Jewell and Janis P. Stout.
Read the Article: "Willa Cather in Her Own Words, at Last"
By Jennifer Howard | The Chronicle of Higher Education | March 22, 2013
Andrew Jewell, editor of the Willa Cather Archive, was featured on National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered” for a segment on the 400 newly available Willa Cather letters donated to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln by her family. He explains what they mean for future Cather study.
Listen to the Interview: Andrew Jewell interviewed on NPR’s “All Things Considered”
By All Things Considered | National Public Radio | April 8, 2007