Baby Michelle slept like a kitten against Sheila’s chest, Nick’s white crew hat completely covering her face so it was hard to tell she was anything other than part of the baby sack. Nick lifted the edge of the hat with his thumb, but all he saw was the hat’s arcing shadow; even her tiny… [Read More]
Polly Buckingham's work appears in The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review, Poetry Daily.com, Hanging Loose, The North American Review, The Moth, The New Orleans Review, The Chattahoochee Review, Mudfish, and other publications. She is a recipient of a Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship; author of A Year of Silence, winner of the 2012 Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award for Fiction from the Florida Review Press; a three time Flannery O'Connor Award finalist; and founding editor of StringTown Press. She teaches creative writing at Eastern Washington University and is associate director of Willow Springs Editions, Eastern’s student-run literary press.