Edith Wharton in The Mount's Library

Jennie Fields | “The Age of Ecstasy”

Jennie Fields was in Paris walking in the historic Faubourg Saint-Germain on the street where her favorite writer, Edith Wharton, had once lived. During that walk she had no idea that the life of Wharton would ...

Positively William Gay

“I think writers have to have a touchstone. The rural landscape is mine. Sometimes I write scenes just to get to write a summer storm.”     –William Gay When I took that first tentative step up into Wi...