Perfect Pitch by Kirie Pedersen in Burrow Press Review. "She asked if I could help out with a friend of hers. He had problems with alcohol, women, and drugs. I already knew about the women, because every pretty girl in town seemed to have slept with him." Read more.
Kirie Pedersen's story "Sex for Groceries" in r.kv.r.y Quarterly Literary Journal is about survival, recovery, loss, and the healing power of love.
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?
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 …