Joy Williams

About

Joy Williams is the author of four novels (the most recent, The Quick and the Dead, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2001), three collections of stories, and a book of essays, Ill Nature, which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. Among her many honors are the Rea Award for the Short Story and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Key West, Florida, and Tucson, Arizona.

Entries in Home Ground

barrier beach
barrier island
cenote
coral reef
coyote well
dry fall
estuary
fosse
freshwater lens
frost hollow
geothermal field
islet
key
mangrove swamp
narrow
shingle
spit
starved basin
tree island