Ann Joslin Williams
Ann Joslin Williams is a frmer Wallace Stegner Fellow and a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. Her work has also appeared in Ploughshares, Story, The Chattahoochee Review, and The North American Review.
Dec 01 2001
Our father always called my mother Bean. She was slender and crisp. Now her cheeks sank in darkened hollows. Her nose was a pointy beak. I found her on the front porch, looking off toward the mountain. She flinched when I came up on her; then her arms trembled and one leg quivered in a little burst as if she had a chill.