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Kate Chopin

(1850 - 1904)

The Story of an Hour

A woman hears news of her husband's death.

5 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Ma'ame Pelagie

Two sisters dream of restoring the old family home following the Civil War.

16 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

A Pair Of Silk Stockings

Little Mrs. Sommers one day found herself the unexpected possessor of fifteen dollars.

9 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Locket

A Confederate soldier carries a locket around his neck.

11 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

Desiree's Baby

The events surrounding the birth of a child - the father a member of an important Louisiana family; the mother a woman found abandoned as a

11 min read · Rating: R · Read story

A Respectable Woman

When an old college friend of her husband comes to stay, Mrs. Baroda likes him more than she expected, though she is not sure why.

7 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

Beyond The Bayou

The woman everyone affectionately calls 'La Folle' has never ventured beyond the bayou near her cabin.

11 min read · Rating: G · Read story

The Kiss

What feelings lie behind a kiss?

5 min read · Rating: PG · Read story