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Trespass and other stories
by Judy Wilson
"Judy Wilson writes with a fierce, unblinking eye about the crippling troubles facing ordinary people. Her work often verges on the grotesque, finding in unspeakable misfortune the sublime and cherished redemption that her characters, and often we readers, seek. The work is always stunning, unforgiving, exquisitely hewn, pitch perfect, intensely human, generous beyond ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published 2011 by On the Brink Publishing
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Mar 19, 2014 Jess rated it really liked it
Recommended to Jess by: SMSU authors class
I feel a little weird about writing a review for this because the author is one of my professors and I like her a lot so it is hard to be honest. But to be truly honest, I liked this collection a lot--more than I thought I would. In class, Wilson always tells us we need to push things a little harder in our fiction--make it dirtier, grittier, dig in deeper. It was endlessly frustrating for me because I've always preferred the gritty stuff to be in the subtext and I felt weird putting the ...more