Books by Robley Wilson

Robley Wilson taught creative writing at the University of Northern Iowa from 1963 to 1996, and from 1969 to 2000 was editor of The North American Review, a university-owned magazine which twice won the National Magazine Award for Fiction administered by


THE WORLD STILL MELTING by Robley Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 9, 2005

"Literary soap opera out on the land."
A drama of tangles and troubles among farm couples in 1980s Iowa. Read full book review >
SPLENDID OMENS by Robley Wilson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2004

"A lackluster and uninvolving performance."
Skeletons pop out of the closet after an artist dies. Read full book review >
THE VICTIM'S DAUGHTER by Robley Wilson
Released: Oct. 1, 1991

"In all, small-town melodrama on an occasionally vivid but generally hyper-familiar stage."
From poet and short-story writer Wilson (Dancing for Men; Living Alone; Terrible Kisses), a first novel that tries for psychological depth but, in this longer form, lingers on the shoals of formula instead. Read full book review >