Judy Troy was Alumni-Writer-in-Reidence at Auburn University. Her collection of stories, Mourning Doves, was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Award. She is also the author of novels From the Black Hills and West of Venus.
Dec 01 2001
“The first step he took was his first step toward the penitentiary,” Pam liked to joke about her son, Avery, during the year that she and Avery lived next door to me in Sea Coast Villiage, which sounds like a prettier place than it was. It was a strip of poverty down in the Florida Panhandle near the ocean, shortly before that part of the coastline was developed.