Category Archives: Fiction – Short Stories

A Review (or Sort of a Pre-Review, Really) of Raymond Carver and Tom Jenks’ American Short Story Masterpieces

It’s hard to review a collection of short stories – in fact, I don’t think I’ve reviewed a single one since we started this blog in May of 2012. I’ve read several and wanted to review them, but where would … Continue reading

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Hulga, C’est Moi: Thoughts on Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People” (by Bethany)

A long time ago – I was in the seventh grade, I think – I was a part of a group of students clustered around our art teacher’s messy desk. Everyone was talking at once. I don’t remember what I … Continue reading

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