Lisa C. Hickman holds her Ph.D. in Southern literature from the University of Mississippi. She is the author of William Faulkner and Joan Williams: The Romance of Two Writers and numerous articles and book reviews. She currently is completing "Stranger to the Truth: Noura Jackson Matricide," a creative nonfiction account of a Memphis matricide and the conviction of her eighteen-year-old daughter.
Tiger Lady: On Joan Williams
Faulkner tried the personae of mentor, father figure, and literary conduit in an effort to have a love affair that trumped the other roles....