March 24, 2021

Who is L.M. Montgomery?

L.M. Montgomery, 1930, Toronto Star Photograph Archive - Public Domain

Lucy Maud Montgomery was born in Clifton, Prince Edward Island, Canada on November 30, 1874. During her lifetime, L.M. Montgomery wrote 20 novels, over 500 short stories, one book of poetry, an autobiography, a life's worth of journals, approximately 500 poems, and a nonfiction book called Courageous Women. Of her work, L.M. Montgomery is best known for writing the novel Anne of Green Gables and giving the world the beloved literary character Anne Shirley, an imaginative, intelligent, loving, red-haired orphan in search of a home.

Image credit:
Photograph of L.M. Montgomery, 1930. Toronto Public Library from the Toronto Star Photograph Archive, Public Domain.

Purchase and read L.M. Montgomery's journals to learn more about her life:

The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years 1889-1900 The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years 1901-1911

Created February 10, 2002. Re-posted online March 24, 2021. Last updated March 24, 2021.

Post a Comment