[Alternative Muses] Coming and Going: Willa Cather/Thornton Wilder Mashup

“Let your fiction grow out of the land beneath your feet.”-Willa Cather (born on 12/7/1873)

Willa Cather, 1912

Willa Cather, 1912

“If you write to impress it will always be bad, but if you write to express it will be good.”-Thornton Wilder (died on 12/7/1975)

Thornton Wilder, Yale graduation photo, 1920

Thornton Wilder’s very serious looking Yale graduation photo, 1920