Ann McCutchan is the author of five books of memoir, essay and biography. Her sixth book,The Life She Wished to Live: A Biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, author of The Yearling, will be published by W.W. Norton in February 2021.
As a librettist, Ann recently completed Purewater, a chamber opera based on André Gide's novella La Symphonie Pastorale, with composer Andrew Rudin, originally set for performance by the Center for Contemporary Opera June 4, 2020, in New York and postponed due to the coronavirus. The Dreamer, her second collaboration with Mark Alan Taggart, is a one-act Zoom opera to be premiered in spring, 2021.
Personal Essay:Reaching for the End of Time, published in Image and The Best American Spiritual Writing. Read it here.