Holding Still

I don’t believe him when he says it won’t hurt and that I just need to hold still. My face feels tight from all the kicking and screaming and crying I’ve done. I finally relented when I saw it was no use.The man ducks under his black cape, so I stare into the box. It…

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Linda Niehoff

Linda’s short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in TriQuarterly, Necessary Fiction, New South and elsewhere. She lives in a small Kansas town where she works part-time as a portrait photographer and full-time as a homeschooling mom.

Carly Lyn Heath

Carly Lyn Heath holds an MFA from Chapman University. She is the founding owner of Charming Films, LLC—a film production, illustration, and design company—and writer/director of the award-winning feature length film “A Foundling” starring Cindy Chiu and Tim Chiou. She currently works as an art professor and illustrator and has recently completed a novel. Carly currently lives in Chadron, Nebraska.

First Featured In: No. 5, summer 2016

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