The Dream Eaters

During the first few weeks of camp, the Galton sisters devoured dreams like popcorn. Marian—twelve, thin as a paper doll—and Lisa—impassive, linebacker thick, and only fourteen—would sneak into the cabins after lights out, pause to savor the taste of their fellow campers’ salty-scented fear, and breathe in, their mouths stuffed with the cottony texture of…

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Christian Holt

Christian Holt’s writing has appeared or is upcoming in Gargoyle Magazine, Front Porch Journal and Rose Red Review, among others. A graduate of Stanford University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s MFA program, he lives in San Francisco, California.

Catherine LaPointe Vollmer

Catherine is a New York-based freelance illustrator and designer, specializing in book cover design. She has a BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University, and is a member of the SCBWI. She prefers working on books for “young humans” because that is the age when she felt books made the most difference in her life, shaped her thoughts, and opened up whole new worlds. She wants to help make that kind of difference in someone else’s life. Illustration is the only thing she can imagine still wanting to work at when she is 30, 40, even 80 years old. She plans on never retiring.

First Featured In: No. 6, winter 2016

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