Illustrated Short Fiction of William H. Coles 2000-2016


Award Winning Short Stories

A collection of thirty-three award-winning short stories, two graphic novels, and a novella, each about one-of-a kind characters solving serious problems in challenging settings. The stories are crafted by William H. Coles with artistic intensity for engagement and entertainment. Each short story is illustrated by one of six artists commissioned for the story. Coles’s stories are inspiring, memorable, and enjoyable–a treasured addition to any library.

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Illustrated Short Fiction of William H. Coles 2000-2016

The Gift • Speaking of the Dead
Homunculus • Suchin’s Escape
The Wreck of the Amtrak’s Silver Service
The Indelible Myth • The Stonecutter
The Necklace • Nemesis • The Bear
Gatemouth Willie Brown on Guitar
The Golden Flute • Dilemma
The Amish Girl • Dr. Greiner’s Day in Court
The Cart Boy • Lost Papers
Inside the Matryoshka • Big Gene
Grief • The Miracle of Madame Villard
Clouds • Reddog
The War of the Flies
Crossing Over • Father Ryan
Facing Grace with Gloria
The Perennial Student • The Activist
Curse of a Lonely Heart
On the Road to Yazoo City
Captain Withers’s Wife
The Thirteen Nudes of Ernest Goings
Graphic Novel: Homunculus
Graphic Novel: Reddog
Novella: Sister Carrie

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