Articles tagged jill mccorkle

The Best American Short Stories 2009 edited by Alice Sebold and Heidi Pitlor

I found at least five of the stories here to be competent, but far from satisfying as an artistic whole.

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Going Away Shoes and Ferris Beach by Jill McCorkle

One can’t help but draw a parallel between McCorkle’s work and the stories of A. M. Homes – just without the controversy or big gross-out that Homes reaches for.

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Measuring Success: The Unsatisfying Notion of "Good Endings" and "Bad Endings"

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"Sometimes stories need to end badly in order to be really good.

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