In This Side of the Divide–Stories of the American West, an anthology from Baobab Press.  Order at Indiebound or wherever you like to buy books.

One September night after picking, arms sticky yellow, tomato leaf smell of piney, bitter sunlight under her fingernails, Jane walked home along the river, which was finally slowing after months of running fast and clean with melted Sierra snow. In Indian summer, when the grass bleached white and the blue burnt out of the sky, Jane looked down as she walked, even at night, in case a rattler stretched fat across the path in the heat…

(Excerpt from Copy Boy, a novel to be published by She Writes Press in June 2020)



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