"At her best, Jourdan has something of William Trevor’s talent for capturing the most intimate instances between people and laying these out for our consideration, without garnish or expectation: a quiet telling." Sarah Hilary
Apt praise from the excellent Sarah Hilary for Pat Jourdan's short story collection Rainy Pavemnets which she has reviewed for the June 2009 issue of The Short Review.
There's a great interview with Pat about short fiction and its writing here.
Pat's a gifted visual artist as well as poet and fiction writer, and I made friends with her in Galway when she lived here. She has an extraordinary mind and her interview gives something of the sparky essence of her way of thinking. Enjoy!