Joelle’s Short Story selections:

Carver, “Cathedral”

Chesnutt, “The Passing of Grandison”

Chopin, “The Story of an Hour,” “Desiree’s Baby”

Faulkner, “Barn Burning”

Hemingway, “Hills Like White Elephants”

Hughes, “Passing”

Jewett, “A White Heron”

Lahiri, “The Blessed House,”

Mena, “The Vine-Leaf”

Oates, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”

O’Brien “The Things They Carried” (contains swearing)

Olsen, “I Stand Here Ironing”

Ozick, “The Shawl”

Porter, “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”

Stegner, “The Berry Patch”

Tan, “Scar”

Updike, “A&P”

Vonnegut, “Harrison Bergeron”

Walker “Everyday Use”