The In Between Space: Reconciliation in Joy Williams’ Short Stories

  In her short story collections, Escapes (1990) and Honored Guest (2005), Joy Williams explores loss in provocative and disturbing ways, exploring suburban dystopia through strained human relationships.  Her stories address in between spaces: spaces between question and answer, possession and loss, and life and death.  As I reread her work, I noticed some ways in … Continue reading The In Between Space: Reconciliation in Joy Williams’ Short Stories