Shorter Works

Shorter Works: 1935

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1935, the year she published Mistress Pat. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

« 1933 | 1934 | 1935 | 1936 | 1937 »


Short Stories (5)

For a Dream’s Sake | Miss Curtis Comes | What Aunt Marcella Would Have Called It | The House Party at Smoky Island | I Know a Secret

Poems (2)

Night | The Pilgrim

Miscellaneous Pieces (2)

L.M. Montgomery (autobiographical sketch) | Is This My Anne (essay)

L.M. Montgomery (autobiographical sketch)

The Junior Book of Authors, edited by Stanley J. Kunitz and Howard Haycraft (New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1935), 261–62.


Montgomery contributed a short biographical essay to this reference work, published in 1935.

Night (poem)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), January 1935, 21. Scrapbook 5.

First line: “A pale, enchanted moon is sinking low.”


Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry: Poe Memorial Edition, compiled by Devora Lovell, 510. New York: Carlyle Straub Publisher, 1938.

The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe (Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987), 56.

The Blythes Are Quoted, 92.

Is This My Anne (essay)

The Chatelaine (Toronto), January 1935, 18, 22. Scrapbook of Reviews, 408–9.


In this essay, Montgomery writes about her experience watching the 1934 RKO Radio Pictures film adaptation of Anne of Green Gables, with which she had no creative or financial involvement.


The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album, compiled by Kevin McCabe, edited by Alexandra Heilbron (Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1999), 333–35 (abridged).

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 1: 273–82.

For a Dream’s Sake (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 2 January 1935, 26, 40. Scrapbook 5.


After Many Days: Tales of Time Passed, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1991), 111–18.

The Pilgrim (poem)

Saturday Night (Toronto), 13 April 1935, 2. Scrapbook 5.

First line: “The wind is on the hill.”


The Blythes Are Quoted, 505–6.

Miss Curtis Comes (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 15 May 1935, 19. Scrapbook 5 (first page only).

What Aunt Marcella Would Have Called It (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 19 June 1935, 19. Scrapbook 5.


At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1994), 187–96.

I Know a Secret (short story)

Good Housekeeping (New York), August 1935, 22–25, 137–39.


The Doctor’s Sweetheart and Other Stories, by L.M. Montgomery, selected by Catherine McLay (Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1979), 175–90.

Twice upon a Time, 227–40.

The House Party at Smoky Island (short story)

Weird Tales Magazine (Indianapolis), August 1935, 197–203.


Startling Mystery Stories (New York), Fall 1968, 41–50.


Visions from the Edge: An Anthology of Atlantic Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy, edited by John Bell and Lesley Choyce (Porters Lake, NS: Pottersfield Press, 1981), 130–37 (as “House Party at Smoky Island”).

Among the Shadows: Tales from the Darker Side, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1990), 87–100.

Shivers: An Anthology of Canadian Ghost Stories, edited by Greg Ioannou and Lynne Missen (1990. Toronto: Stoddart, 1995), 1–13 (as “House Party at Smoky Island”).

Cite This Page

“Shorter Works: 1935.” L.M. Montgomery Online,