Blackberries, Blackberries

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Toby Press, 2000 - Fiction - 180 pages
28 Reviews
"Being country is as much a part of me as my full lips, wide hips, dreadlocks and high cheek bones. There are many Black country folks who have lived and are living in small towns, up hollers and across knobs. They are all over the South--scattered like milk thistle seeds in the wind.

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4.75 This may be the best short story collection I've read. Still surprised that this was Wilkinson's debut. Well-crafted stories with a southern twist. Read full review

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User Review  - Tracy - Goodreads

I love short stories, but these fell a bit short for me. (Definitely didn't plan my sentence) Not sure why they didn't resonate. I thoroughly enjoyed several of them, but others fell flat. Perhaps trying to encompass too much instead of dwelling in a single moment... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Wilkinson was a director of the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington. She is a charter member of the Affrilachian Poets, and serves as chair of the creative writing department for the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts.

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