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Antonya Nelson

Antonya Nelson teaches creative writing at the University of Houston, and is the award-winning author of three novels and four short story collections. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The Best American Short Stories. She divides her time among Texas, Colorado, and New Mexico. See more at: http://authors.simonandschuster.com/Antonya-Nelson/1077091.

Winter 1992

The Happy Day

By Antonya Nelson

The bride wants children in the ceremony: ring bearers, flower girls, a choir of pure bell-like voices. They stand soldierly in their deep green satin, vests and tunics, lined up […]

The Happy Day

By Antonya Nelson

From The Kenyon Review, New Series, Winter 1992, Vol. XIV, No. 1 The bride wants children in the ceremony: ring bearers, flower girls, a choir of pure bell-like voices. They […]