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300 short stories:: story 214

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2019 short stories

story: “The Lover” author: Joy Williams year: Originally published in 1973 in Esquire  where: Abu Dhabi note: I’ve been reading Joan Silber’s non-ficiton book The Art of  Time in Fiction, which explores the various ways writers convey the passage of time in their stories, and maybe that is why I am so mesmerized by how Williams’ moves through months and years in this story. She does it multiple ways in different parts of the narrative! […]