blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Angela Davis-Gardner is the author of two novels, Felice (Random House, 1982) and Forms of Shelter (Ticknor & Fields, 1991). Her third novel, Plum Wine is forthcoming in the fall of 2005. "The True Daughter" is from Home by Water, a collection of linked short-short stories in progress. Davis-Gardner's fiction and essays have appeared in numerous journals, including Shenandoah, The Cream City Review, Great River Review, and The Greensboro Review, as well as in the anthology Between Friends: Writing Women Celebrate Friendship (Houghton Mifflin, 1994). She teaches at North Carolina State University and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.  

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