First published in 1915, The Song of the Lark is a novel by American author Willa Cather. The second book of her Great Plains trilogy, it is the sequel to O Pioneers! (1913) and prequel to My Ántonia (1918).
The story revolves around a talented Colorado artist who turns her hand to singing to the backdrop of a burgeoning American West at the turn of the twentieth century.
Willa Sibert Cather (1873–1947) was an American writer famous for her novels related to frontier life on the Great Plains. Other notable works by this author include: O Pioneers! (1913) and My Ántonia (1918). She won the Pulitzer Prize for her World War I novel One of Ours (1922). This edition contains an introductory excerpt from H. L. Mencken.