The Literary Magazine of the Association of Literary Scholars, Critics, and Writers
Author: Julie Houston
Julie Houston graduated from The Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars. She has published short stories and poems in a number of journals including The Georgia Review, Antioch Review, Texas Quarterly, and Colorado Quarterly. She has also published some archeology articles. Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart by Joyce Carol Oates. This excerpt is the first scene from a completed novel.