Published October 1, 1921
Novelist Willa Cather, one of the premier writers of the early 20th century, was known for her portrayals of prairie life in My Antonia and O Pioneers!, as well as for later works that focused on art and artists. In 1922, Cather won a Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours, her fifth novel. Photograph by E.O. Hoppé in the October 1921 Vanity Fair.
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