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).

1940 (1)

Prince Edward Island’s Famous Writer (memoir)

1939 (2)

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

1938 (1)

My Childhood in Canada (memoir)

1937 (1)

For and about Girls (review)

1936 (5)

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

1935 (2)

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

1933 (1)

The Importance of Beauty in Everything (essay)

1931 (4)

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

1930 (1)

L.M. Montgomery’s Ideas (letter)

1929 (1)

An Autobiographical Sketch (memoir)

1927 (1)

The Day Before Yesterday (memoir)

1926 (1)

Letter to Mr. Dominick (letter)

1924 (1)

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

1923 (2)

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

1922 (2)

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

1921 (3)

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

1920 (1)

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

1919 (1)

The Gay Days of Old (memoir)

1917 (2)

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

1916 (1)

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

1915 (4)

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

1912 (1)

Letters from the Literati (letter)

1911 (5)

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

1910 (3)

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

1906 (1)

What to Teach Your Son (tract)

1905 (1)

Innocent Irreverence (sketch)

1903 (1)

Netted Doily (pattern)

1902 (1)

Many Admiring Glances Bestowed upon Graduates (essay)

1901 (38)

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

1899 (1)

To the Editor (letter)

1896 (5)

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

1894 (5)

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

1891 (3)

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