Facing Grace with Gloria and Other Stories

by William H. Coles



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 31/08/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781452066578
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 204
ISBN : 9781452066585

About the Book

Facing Grace with Gloria and Other Stories explores mysteries of human desires and the unique ways each of us struggles to fulfill our meaning for existence.  Each story is unique in time and setting, every character balancing strengths and weaknesses  to succeed, discovering something new about themselves and the paradoxes of their worlds.


This collection of short stories includes:

“The Gift”

“The Stonecutter”

“Facing Grace with Gloria Grace”



“Captain Withers’s Wife”

“The Thirteen Nudes of Ernest Goings”

“Crossing Over”

“The Activist”

“The Perennial Student”

“The Curse of a Lonely Heart”

“Suchin’s Escape”

About the Author

William H. Coles is an award wining author of literary fiction. He was a finalist in the 2010 Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction and the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Competition 2010.  He is the author of Story in Literary Fiction: A Manual for Writers, and created the website <www.storyinliteraryfiction.com> as a resource for writers of literary fiction.