From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences.
“A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Reviews.
“If you liked WINESBURG, OHIO…rejoice.” –Watchword.
A West Texas librarian makes fun of herself and the other people in her town, while writing about her reasons for wanting to lose weight. This short story also appears in The Acorn Gathering, copyright 2002.