Two months after Stockton’s Dam broke—the final sign according to his sons that Hannold’s Smoked Game was officially dead—George skinned out starlings beside June in the garage. The birds were still warm, their thin gamey smell competing with June’s faint sweat and the garage’s mildew and oil. The ripping of starling skin felt right in… [Read More]
Heather E. Goodman
Heather E. Goodman’s fiction has been published in Gray’s Sporting Journal, Shenandoah, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, and the Chicago Tribune, where her story won the Nelson Algren Award. She teaches creative writing, tutors, and lives in a log cabin along a creek in Pennsylvania with her husband Paul and pooch Leo. Her website is www.heatheregoodman.com.