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Suicide, Silence, and What Comes Next

Suicide, Silence, and What Comes Next

For the first time since my dad’s death in 2016, I spoke publicly about the effect his first attempt on his life (and subsequent, successful attempt) had on me, my family, and my creative process.

And Through the Tent Flap, Sun

And Through the Tent Flap, Sun

Death is a common theme in works of short fiction. I worried, however, about placing too great an emphasis on it throughout And Ampersand. That's why this image—one of the sun low on the horizon, peeking through an open tent flap—is so meaningful to me. The short...

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