Joy Williams has been named the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction honoree. Selection committee member Richard Ford writes: “Joy Williams’ short stories are, sentence to sentence, incandescent, witty, alarming, often hilarious while affecting seeming inadvertence (but not really) in their powerful access to our human condition. She is a stirring writer and has long been deserving of the Malamud Award.
Joy Williams has been named the 2016 PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction honoree
By Tim Cheng | April 28 2016 | Humanities & Social Sciences
New and Collected Stories
The definitive collection of the legendary writer's stories, and her first in more than ten years.
Aug 09, 2016
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