Read Accommodations, a new story by Kirie Pedersen, published in Bluestem magazine
In Tiger Tiger, Margaux Fragoso describes her childhood with a pedophile. Many believe she shouldn't tell her story. I vote yes.
How did I survive the sudden death of my father, the year-long dying of my mother?
The woman was mildly pretty and seemed to spend all her time tending to the three children, all under the age of five. Read the rest of Kirie Pedersen's 'Liberating Life' in Glossolalia.
I was at the lowest ebb, ever. My parents died. My family fractured along fault lines based on ancient grudges and current gripes. I had just arrived back in Manhattan …
Native gardening can happen in any part of the country or world. Animals love it, the planet loves it, you'll love it.
Push on through the places you're bored or ready to give up, and finish. Then let go.
Read Kirie Pedersen's latest story, Jared and the Llamas, in Avatar Review, Number 13.
Listen to Kirie read from her story 'Congregation of Loons' as broadcast on National Public Radio.