Imagination Sinkhole

Short Fiction: Last Words

Last autumn my short story Last Words was published in AE: The Canadian Science-Fiction Review, edited by D.F. McCourt and Helen Michaud. This month it was named by the storySouth Million Writers Award as a notable story of 2011.

Last Words, illustration by Matthew Hemming

And now, I’d like to share it here with you. Our tale begins beneath the fold:

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My Thoughts Exactly

Meanwhile, Back in the Real World — Hunger on Martha’s Vineyard

Dear Wife is in Philadelphia for the “Beyond Hunger: Real People, Real Solutions”  conference. Right about now she’s sitting on a panel about “hidden hunger” in communities that are perceived to be affluent.

Below the fold, a draft of her introductory remarks.

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