Joy Williams

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American novelist

Joy Williams on KCRW

The writer's writer, Joy Williams, has written a book that spans her body of work – from familiar stories to new ones, showcases her deep, natural understanding of the process of…

Joy Williams: The Visiting Privilege

The writer's writer, Joy Williams, has written a book that spans her body of work – from familiar stories to new ones, showcases her deep, natural understanding of the process of…

from Bookworm

In Joy Williams' The Quick and the Dead, bleak and wicked comedy hides the book's religious mission, demonstrating how God and Devil can be mistaken for one another...

Joy Williams: The Quick and the Dead

In Joy Williams' The Quick and the Dead, bleak and wicked comedy hides the book's religious mission, demonstrating how God and Devil can be mistaken for one another...

from Bookworm

One of the great writers of contemporary short stories in the Flannery O'Connor tradition, Joy Williams writes about salvation, damnation and the rot of modern culture

Joy Williams: Escapes

One of the great writers of contemporary short stories in the Flannery O'Connor tradition, Joy Williams writes about salvation, damnation and the rot of modern culture

from Bookworm

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