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The Killing Game by Joy Williams

Dr. Denise Albert was able to remove a snare from around a wolf’s neck and treat the animal with antibiotics. NPS photo

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Gray Wolf/canis Lupus

'Train' by Joy Williams

Train by Joy Williams, 1972

The magic trick:

The relationship between Danica and Janes father, Mr. Muirhead

While it is not necessarily central to the story’s main themes, I very much enjoyed the relationship between Danica and Jane’s father, Mr. 164 more words


What Good Might Come from the Least of Us

“But who knows what good might come from the least of us? From the bones of old horses is made the most beautiful Prussian Blue.” 9 more words


Joy Williams: Miles Alexander Yetton Turns Two Years Old

Nothing sweeter than celebrating this boy turning 2 today! Life is so much sweeter with you here, Miles. http://t.co/LOU8TC6ema
JOY (@joywilliams) June 30, 2014


"A Pen Warmed Up in Hell": Joy Williams at the Paris Review

The great Joy Williams is interviewed by Wash U grad Paul Winner in the Summer 2014 issue of the Paris Review. Love this opening anecdote about her giving a craft talk at a university. 212 more words

Gold In Them Stacks

Why I Write By Joy

  (all text Excerpted from the essay by JOY WILLIAMS “Why I Write”)

It’s become fashionable these days to say that the writer writes because he is not whole, he has a wound, he writes to heal it, but who cares if the writer is not whole, of course the writer is not whole, or even particularly well.

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The Covering Ground: The Civil Wars

(The Covering Ground is an ongoing series.  One of my favorite things is a cover song.  I prefer good, even great versions of a song, rather than a poorly executed cover song.  580 more words