Every Woman Is A Haunted House

Many houses have bones in their walls. You, though, have walls where once was bone; you are constructed to settle and creak every time you crack your back. There is a knocking inside of you that never stops. Your right breast spins around to reveal a bookcase. You research other haunted houses, admiring them. You…

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Audrey R. Hollis

Audrey R. Hollis is an MFA candidate at Purdue University and Fiction Editor at the Sycamore Review. She is a 2018 graduate of the Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers’ Workshop and an attendee of Tin House Summer Workshop 2021. Her fiction has appeared or is upcoming in Catapult, Strange Horizons, and Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, among other places. She was a winner of the AWP Intro Journals award and the Kneale Award for Creative Writing. She lives in Lafayette, Indiana with her spouse and cat; you can follow her on Twitter @audreyrhollis or visit her website at www.audreyrhollis.com.

Carly A-F

Carly A-F is a freelance illustrator from the UK, creating picture books, posters, book covers, and more. Her work is a combination of hand drawn elements, painted textures, and graphic shapes. She is inspired by nature, science, myth, and magic.

First Featured In: No. 19, summer 2023

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