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Joy Williams On Going Solo After A 'Difficult' Breakup With The Civil Wars

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment

Since The Civil Wars’ public breakup in 2014 after winning four Grammy awards, vocalist Joy Williams has gone back to her roots as a singer-songwrit...

This Story Will Make You Want To Hang Out With Adele Even More

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 08.22.2016 | Entertainment

Adele is not only an amazing singer and songwriter — it sounds like she’s a solid drinking buddy, as well. During The Huffington Post’s convers...

Singer-Songwriter Joy Williams Chats About Her Latest Album

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 08.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Tiny Stories About The Vast Universe Will Fill Your Heart With Wonder

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.18.2016 | Arts

The title of Joy Williams’ latest short story collection ― Ninety-Nine Stories of God ― is not just a pretty phrase. It is, like Williams’ wri...

Writers on Writing

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 01.11.2016 | Arts
Christina Oxenberg

Only in Key West, at the Annual Literary Seminar, will you find as many luminaries in the audience as those illuminating the stage. The theme of this year's Seminar is the examination of the short story. The authors invited to speak were not exclusively short story writers. But all had engaged in the art form.

This Book Is The Perfect Antidote To Information Overload

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 07.18.2016 | Arts

Reading a Joy Williams story is an exercise in self-control for anyone averse to marking up her book. Most pages beckon to be dog-earned; most sentenc...

Conversations With The Civil Wars' Joy Williams and Dumpstaphunk's Ivan Neville, Plus Matthew Mayfield and Miko & The Musket Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It was born out of some strife and pain, but I feel like in the midst of all of that, it made for an even more raw and, in my opinion, moving body of work than we even did on Barton Hollow.

Sanctification Through Words: Joy Williams's 99 Stories of God

K. Tyler Christensen | Posted 07.14.2013 | Books
K. Tyler Christensen

On my first day at Tin House (and during cocktail hour), I anxiously asked Williams what she was reading/what I should be reading. Don DeLillo's Point Omega, she told me.

5 Things To Know About Joy Williams Of Grammy-Winning Duo The Civil Wars

TresSugar | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women

If you didn't know who Joy Williams was before tonight, we guarantee you will be hearing a lot more about her in the months to come. Joy's one half of...

The Civil Wars, Missy Higgins Show Their True Blue Colors at Folks Fest

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.26.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

For three thoughtful souls with the power and resiliency to sing awfully sad songs, Missy Higgins, Joy Williams and John Paul White look pretty damn happy. And pretty damn pretty to boot.