1 To start where “the incident“ really started, Bridgette, their daughter’s freshly minted therapist at Cornerstone, in their ninth weekly family meeting, swung her naïve, judgmental eyes at him. A summer storm fresh in from Nebraska and points west blurred the already dismal second-story view of the residential treatment facility campus. “Dr. Candle?” Bridgette… [Read More]
Stephen Pett is the author of a novel Sirens (Vintage), and a collection of poetry, Pulpit of Bones (Morrow). His fiction, nonfiction, and poetry have appeared in many venues and made the notable list in Best American Short Stories. His story “The Elizabeth Smart Memorial Hike,” won Crab Orchard Review's 2015 Special Issue Feature Award in Fiction. He co-founded and was Coordinator of Iowa State University's MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment. He is the Founding Editor of Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.