Short stories by Pam Durban

Pam Durban's books include two collections of short stories, All Set About with Fever Trees (1985) and Soon (2015), and three novels, The Laughing Place (1993), So Far Back (2000), and The Tree of Forgetfulness (2012). Her short fiction has been published in numerous literary journals, including The Georgia ReviewTri-Quarterly, The Southern ReviewCrazyhorseEpoch,The New Virginia Review, and The Ohio Review, among others, and widely anthologized. Her short story, "Soon," appeared in The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike, and her work has been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 1997 and twice in New Stories from the South. She has received an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship as well as a James Michener Creative Writing Fellowship from the University of Iowa. Her novel So Far Back received the 2001 Lillian Smith Award for Fiction. Her short story "The Jap Room" received the 2008 Goodheart Prize from Shenandoah. A non fiction piece, "Clocks," which first appeared in Shenandoah, also appeared in The Pushcart Prize, Best of the Small Presses, Vol. XXX. She was a founding editor of Five Points magazine and served for five years as fiction editor of that publication. She is the Doris Betts Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing at UNC. 

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As three Georgian women try to do right by their family and its long-lasting legacy, their strength and perseverance leads each of them to unlikely places.