Joy Williams is the author of eleven books, including the novel State of Grace, a finalist for the 1974 National Book Award for Fiction, The Quick and the Dead, shortlisted for the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and the book of essays, Ill Nature: Rants and Reflections on Humanity and Other Animals, a finalist for the 2001 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism.
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Fiction | Issue 28
The Little Winter
‘She remembered being happy off and on that day, and then looking at things and finding it all unkind.’
Essays & Memoir | Issue 67
The Case Against Babies
‘Babies, babies, babies. There’s a plague of babies.’