Short stories by Rosellen Brown.
In addition to her six novels, Rosellen Brown has published widely in magazines and her stories have appeared frequently in O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prizes. One is included in the best-seller Best Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike. She has been the recipient of an award in literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the Bunting Institute, the Howard Foundation, and twice from the National Endowment for the Arts, and was selected one of Ms. Magazine’s 12 “Women of the Year” in 1984. Some Deaths in the Delta was a National Council on the Arts prize selection and Civil Warswon the Janet Kafka Prize for the best novel by an American woman in 1984.
Listing 2 stories.
A mother struggles to come to terms with her son's mental illness, and begins to realize how poorly society treats people like him.
A soon-to-be groom worries about his father's health as the old, surly man reminisces about his past. He must come face the reality of his family situation while tending to his own personal matters.