David Wesley Williams

David Wesley Williams is the author of the novel Long Gone Daddies. His short fiction has appeared in the collections Memphis Noir and Forty Stories, and in journals such as the Pinch and the Common. He lives in Memphis with his wife and their two retired racing greyhounds.

September 04, 2018

A short story from the Fall 2018 issue.

He saw no need to damn a place just on the face of it; he figured there must be a flower blooming somewhere in West Memphis, though he had seen no sign of one, and that maybe East St. Louis had a park where children played tag-you’re-it together while old men read newspapers from benches and spoke of last night’s ballgame.