Miscellaneous Pieces: Index by Date

What follows is an index by date of all of L.M. Montgomery’s known miscellaneous pieces, most of which are reprinted in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print (2013) and A Name for Herself: Selected Writings, 1891–1917 (2018).

1891 (3)

The Wreck of the “Marco Polo” (essay)
A Western Eden (sketch)
From Prince Albert to P.E. Island (sketch)

1894 (5)

The Usual Way (playlet)
Extracts from the Diary of a Second-Class Mouse (sketch)
High School Life in Saskatchewan (memoir)
Valedictory (address)
“Portia” – A Study (essay)

1896 (5)

“Which Has the Most Patience under the Ordinary Cares and Trials of Life – Man or Woman?” (sketch)
Crooked Answers (sketch)
The Bad Boy of Blanktown School (sketch)
James Henry, Truant (sketch)
A Girl’s Place at Dalhousie College (essay)

1899 (1)

To the Editor (letter)

1901 (38)

A Half-Hour in an Old Cemetery (essay)
Around the Table (newspaper column; 35 instalments)
Half an Hour with Canadian Mothers (sketch)
Christmas Shopping in Halifax Stores (advertisements)

1902 (1)

Many Admiring Glances Bestowed upon Graduates (essay)

1903 (1)

Netted Doily (pattern)

1905 (1)

Innocent Irreverence (sketch)

1906 (1)

What to Teach Your Son (tract)

1910 (3)

Canadian Writers on Canadian Literature – A Symposium (round table)
Lost and Found (advertisement)
Four Questions Answered (essay)

1911 (5)

How I Began to Write (memoir)
Spring in the Woods (essay)
The Woods in Summer (essay)
The Woods in Autumn (essay)
The Woods in Winter (essay)

1912 (1)

Letters from the Literati (letter)

1915 (4)

What Twelve Canadian Women Hope to See as the Outcome of the War (round table)
The Way to Make a Book (essay)
How I Began (memoir)
Writers and Books (letter)

1916 (1)

What Are the Greatest Books in the English Language? (round table)

1917 (2)

My Favorite Bookshelf (essay)
The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career (memoir)

1919 (1)

The Gay Days of Old (memoir)

1920 (1)

One Little Girl Who Wrote to L.M. Montgomery and Received a Reply (letter)

1921 (3)

How I Became a Writer (memoir)
Blank Verse? “Very Blank,” Said Father (memoir)
“I Dwell among My Own People” (essay)

1922 (2)

Letter to Shaw Correspondence School (letter)
Bits from My Mailbag (essay)

1923 (2)

Contributions to Fiction Writers on Fiction Writing: Advice, Opinions and a Statement of Their Own Working Methods by More Than One Hundred Authors (essay)
Novel Writing Notes (essay)

1924 (1)

Symposium on Canadian Fiction in Which Canadian Authors Express Their Preferences (round table)

1926 (1)

Letter to Mr. Dominick (letter)

1927 (1)

The Day Before Yesterday (memoir)

1929 (1)

An Autobiographical Sketch (memoir)

1930 (1)

L.M. Montgomery’s Ideas (letter)

1931 (4)

The ’Teen-Age Girl (essay)
Looking Back on Life (memoir)
An Open Letter from a Minister’s Wife (essay)
Kindly Criticisms (report)

1933 (1)

The Importance of Beauty in Everything (essay)

1935 (2)

L.M. Montgomery (memoir)
Is This My Anne (essay)

1936 (5)

Foreword to Up Came the Moon (paratext)
Come Back with Me to Prince Edward Island (essay)
Memories of Childhood Days (memoir)
Fairy Laughter (sketch)
I Have Come Home (essay)

1937 (1)

For and about Girls (review)

1938 (1)

My Childhood in Canada (memoir)

1939 (2)

Prince Edward Island (sketch)
An Author Speaks (essay)

1940 (1)

Prince Edward Island’s Famous Writer (memoir)

2005 (1)

“… Where Has My Yellow Garter Gone?” The Diary of L.M. Montgomery and Nora Lefurgey (diary)