J. Jill Robinson
J. Jill Robinson is the author of four collections of short stories: Saltwater Trees (1991); Lovely In Her Bones (1993); EggplantWife (novella and short stories, 1995); and Residual Desire (2003). Her critically acclaimed fiction and creative nonfiction has appeared in a wide variety of magazines and literary journals and has won numerous awards. Born and raised on the west coast of BC, she has lived extensively
in Calgary and in Saskatoon. She now divides her time between Banff, AB, and Galiano Island, BC.
Shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Book Award for Fiction, Eggplant Wife is Robinson's third collection of fiction-intimate, fluid narratives which cross the great divide into the territory of heartbreaking, unspoken truths about human behaviour. These two short stories and novella expound upon our investments in the notion of love, and the vast, pec …
Just as blue eyes or a birthmark may be passed down through the generations, so too are other, far less welcome traits, not all of them physical, but emotional.
More in Anger is the poignant story of three generations of women and the emotional legacy that follows each of them throughout the years.
In 1915, Opal King marries a man whose past steep …