Author Archives: Kathleen Hill

Lucy Gayheart

Lucy Gayheart was the first novel I read by Willa Cather. One day in our school library I reached down from the shelf a book with Lucy’s name on the spine. I was twelve years old then and looking for stories about girls in the hope of finding out what would happen to me. I […]


Praise: “Spellbinding….Hill writes with great elegance, clarity, and soul.”—LORIN STEIN, Staff Picks, Dec. 1, 2017, THE PARIS REVIEW Full review “In this multi-faceted gem of a book, Kathleen Hill, a great reader, pays tribute to the masterworks of literature which have inspired her, and uses her prodigious memory and her lucid prose style to celebrate […]