MY MOTHER WAS a preacher until the cops shut her down. Well, okay, she kept at it halfheartedly in our living room for a while, but the fire had wiped out not just her warehouse church and the halfway house she ran out of it, but her passion, her commitment, and maybe even, deep down, her belief.Congratulations, Maude. I don't know you, but I like your glasses.
Saturday, October 3, 2009
You Don't Say
Famous Lit Blogger, Maud Newton, won this year's prize from the famous Literary Rag, Narrative Magazine. You can read Maud's story here (if you want to log in, sign up and give them all your vitals). If not, here's the opening of the story, entitled, When the Flock Changed: