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Anthologies

This page lists anthologies that published or republished L.M. Montgomery’s shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) as well as excerpts from her books.

In chronological order: 1916 | 1918 | 1921 | 1922 | 1923 | 1926 | 1929 | 1930 | 1931 | 1938 | 1939 | 1948 | 1954 | 1959 | 1962 | 1963 | 1967 | 1976 | 1979 | 1981 | 1985 | 1986 | 1988 | 1989 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2003 | 2007 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2014 | 2020

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1916

Canadian Poets, chosen and edited by John W. Garvin (McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart)

Sunrise along Shore (1901 poem)
Off to the Fishing Ground (1904 poem)
The Old Man’s Grave (1906 poem)
When the Dark Comes Down (1907 poem)
The Old Home Calls (1909 poem)

Canadian Poets and Poetry, chosen and edited by John W. Garvin (Frederick A. Stokes Company)

Sunrise along Shore (1901 poem)
Off to the Fishing Ground (1904 poem)
The Old Man’s Grave (1906 poem)
When the Dark Comes Down (1907 poem)
The Old Home Calls (1909 poem)

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1918

Canadian Poems of the Great War, edited by John W. Garvin (McClelland and Stewart)

Our Women (1918 poem)

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1921

Standard Canadian Reciter: A Book of the Best Readings and Recitations from Canadian Literature, compiled and edited by Donald Graham French (McClelland and Stewart)

A Disappointment (excerpted from Anne’s House of Dreams)
Miss Cornelia Makes a Call (excerpted from Anne’s House of Dreams)
Miss Cornelia’s Startling Announcement (excerpted from Anne’s House of Dreams)
Captain Jim’s Enjoyment (excerpted from Anne’s House of Dreams)

Verse and Reverse, by Members of the Toronto Women’s Press Club (The Toronto Women’s Press Club)

Winter Song (1919 poem)
The Gate of Dream (1919 poem)

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1922

Verse and Reverse 1922, by Toronto Women’s Press Club (Goodchild)

Spring Song (1920 poem)

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1923

Our Canadian Literature: Representative Prose and Verse, chosen by Albert Durrant Watson and Lorne Albert Pierce, third edition (The Ryerson Press, 1923)

Dog Monday’s Vigil (excerpted from Rilla of Ingleside)

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1926

The Voice of Canada: Canadian Prose and Poetry, selected by A.M. Stephen (J.M. Dent)

Emily of New Moon (excerpted from Emily of New Moon)

Canadian Poets, edited by John W. Garvin (McClelland and Stewart)

Sunrise along Shore (1901 poem)
Off to the Fishing Ground (1904 poem)
The Old Man’s Grave (1906 poem)
When the Dark Comes Down (1907 poem)
The Old Home Calls (1909 poem)

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1929

Selected Stories from Canadian Prose (Macmillan Company of Canada)

Anne to the Rescue (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1930

Canadian Verse for Boys and Girls, edited by John W. Garvin (Thomas Nelson and Sons)

The Way to Slumbertown (1916 poem)
Canadian Twilight (1925 poem)
Oh, We Will Walk with Spring To-day! (1930 poem)

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1931

Songs of the Maritimes: An Anthology of the Poetry of the Maritime Provinces of Canada, edited by Eliza Ritchie (McClelland and Stewart)

Our Women (Written in War-Time) (1918 poem)

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1938

Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry: Poe Memorial Edition, compiled by Devora Lovell (Carlyle Straub Publisher)

Night (1935 poem)

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1939

The Spirit of Canada: Dominion and Provinces, a Souvenir of Welcome to H.M. King George VI and H.M. Queen Elizabeth (Canadian Pacific Railway)

Prince Edward Island (1939 essay)

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1948

Masterpieces of Religious Verse, edited by James Dalton Morrison (Harper and Brothers Publishers)

The Transformation (1908 poem, as “Love’s Miracle”)

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1954

Canadian Poetry in English, chosen by Bliss Carman, Lorne Pierce, and V.B. Rhodenizer (The Ryerson Press)

Off to the Fishing Ground (1904 poem)

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1959

Atlantic Anthology, edited by Will R. Bird (McClelland and Stewart)

Anne’s Company Gets Drunk (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1962

A Book of Canada, edited by William Toye (Collins)

Calling a Minister (excerpted from Rainbow Valley)

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1963

Lucy Maud Montgomery: “The Island’s Lady of Stories” (The Women’s Institute)

Twilight in Abegweit (1925 poem)

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1967

A Century of Canadian Literature / Un siècle de littérature canadienne, edited by Gordon Greene and Guy Sylvestre (The Ryerson Press/Éditions HMH)

Anne Says Her Prayers (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1976

Kanata: An Anthology of Canadian Children’s Literature, edited by Mary Rubio and Glenys Stow (Methuen)

Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1979

Childhood and Youth in Canadian Literature, edited by M.G. Hesse (Macmillan of Canada/Themes in Canadian Literature)

Anne Says Her Prayers (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1981

Canadian Novelists and the Novel, edited by Douglas Daymond and Leslie Monkman (Borealis Press)

“I Dwell among My Own People” (1921 essay)

Visions from the Edge: An Anthology of Atlantic Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by John Bell and Lesley Choyce (Pottersfield Press)

The House Party at Smoky Island (1935 short story)

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1985

We Stand on Guard: Poems and Songs of Canadians in Battle, compiled by John Robert Colombo and Michael Richardson (n.p.)

Our Women (1918 poem)

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1986

The Fitzhenry and Whiteside Fireside Book of Canadian Christmas, edited by Patrick Crean (Fitzhenry and Whiteside)

A Christmas Mistake (1899 short story)

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1988

The Canadian Children’s Treasury (Key Porter Books)

Matthew Cuthbert Is Surprised (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

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1989

Poetry by Canadian Women, edited by Rosemary Sullivan (Oxford University Press)

To My Enemy (1902 poem)
I Feel (Vers Libre) (1922 poem)

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1994

“Improved by Cultivation”: An Anthology of English Canadian Prose to 1914, edited by R.G. Moyles (Broadview)

The Quarantine at Alexander Abraham’s (1907 short story)

The Unseen: Scary Stories, selected by Janet Lunn (Lester Publishing)

The Return of Hester (excerpted from Further Chronicles of Avonlea)

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1995

Christmas with Anne and Other Holiday Stories, by Lucy Maud Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst (McClelland and Stewart)

Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)
Katherine Brooke Comes to Green Gables (excerpted from Anne of Windy Poplars)

Garden Voices: Two Centuries of Canadian Garden Writing, edited by Edwinna von Baeyer and Pleasance Crawford (Random House of Canada)

A Garden of Old Delights (1910 short story; excerpts)

Shivers: An Anthology of Canadian Ghost Stories, edited by Greg Ioannou and Lynne Missen (Stoddart)

The House Party at Smoky Island (1935 short story)

Favourite Summer Stories from Front Porch Al, selected and introduced by Alan Maitland (Viking)

An Adventure on Island Rock (1906 short story)

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1996

When We Were Young: A Collection of Canadian Stories, selected by Stuart McLean (Viking)

A Tempest in the School Teapot (excerpted from Anne of Green Gables)

Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al, selected by Alan Maitland (Viking)

The Girl at the Gate (1906 short story)

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1998

This Land: A Cross-Country Anthology of Canadian Fiction for Young Readers, selected by Kit Pearson (Viking)

Emily of New Moon (excerpted from Emily of New Moon)

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1999

The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album, compiled by Kevin McCabe, edited by Alexandra Heilbron (Fitzhenry and Whiteside)

The Pink and Gold Heart (1905 short story)

Home for Christmas: Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland, edited by Sabine Campbell (Goose Lane Editions)

The Brother Who Failed (1909 short story/revised)

The Oxford Book of Stories by Canadian Women, edited by Rosemary Sullivan (Oxford University Press)

The Quarantine at Alexander Abraham’s (1907 short story/revised)

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2000

Maritime Voices: Twentieth Century Stories by Women, edited by Allison Mitcham and Theresia Quigley (DreamCatcher Publishing)

Emily’s Husband (1903 short story)

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2003

An Orange from Portugal: Christmas Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland, edited by Anne Simpson (Goose Lane Editions)

Katherine Brooke Comes to Green Gables (excerpted from Anne of Windy Poplars)

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2005

Sleds, Sleighs and Snow: A Canadian Christmas Carol, edited by Anne Tempelman-Kluit (Whitecap Books)

Anne and More (excerpted from The Green Gables Letters from L.M. Montgomery to Ephraim Weber, 1905–1909)

2007

The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories, selected by Jane Urquhart (Penguin Canada)

Dog Monday’s Vigil (excerpted from Rilla of Ingleside)

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2009

The Exile Book of Canadian Sports Stories, edited by Priscila Uppal (Exile Editions)

Natty of Blue Point (1904 short story)

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2010

Rilla of Ingleside, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre and Andrea McKenzie (Viking Canada)

Our Women (1918 poem)

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2011

The Winter House and Other Christmas Stories from Atlantic Canada (Nimbus Publishing)

A Christmas Mistake (1899 short story)

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2014

The Finest Tree and Other Christmas Stories from Atlantic Canada, edited by Dan Soucoup (Nimbus Publishing)

Aunt Cyrilla’s Christmas Basket (1902 short story)

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2020

Women’s Weird 2: More Strange Stories by Women, 1891–1937, edited by Melissa Edmundson (Handheld Press/Handheld Classic 18)

The House Party at Smoky Island (1935 short story)

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Published on 26 November 2023; last updated on 23 February 2024. Please contact the site owner with additions, corrections, questions, and suggestions.