Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Steve Yarbrough

Saying Something Deeper

William Gay didn’t care about the trivial, either in life or in art

February 29, 2012 Every conversation I ever had with William Gay was intense, in the same way that the stories in his brilliant collection I Hate to See that Evening Sun Go Down are intense. He once called me in California to discuss marriage, and the conversation lasted three hours.

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