This selection comes from the collection For Girls Forged by Lightning available from All Nations Press. Order your copy here. Our curator for December is Samantha Edmonds.
Molly Fuller is a Teaching Fellow in the PhD Literature program at Kent State University. She holds an MA in English from Ohio University, and an MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. Her prose poems and micro fictions have been published in journals including 94 Creations, 100 Word Story, Blue Earth Review, Crack the Spine, Dressing Room Poetry Journal, Hot Metal Bridge, Kestrel, MadHatLit, NANO fiction, The Oklahoma Review, Potomac, Quickly, and Union Station Magazine. Fuller has been recognized as a Finalist for the Key West Literary Seminar Emerging Writer Award and as a Semi-Finalist for The Florida Review’s Jeanne Leiby Memorial Chapbook Award.The author of full length book of prose poetry,For Girls Forged by Lighting (All Nations Press, 2017), as well as two prose poetry chapbooks, The Neighborhood Psycho Dreams of Love (Cutty Wren Press, 2013) and Tender the Body(Spare Change Press, 2013). Her sequence “Hold Your Breath” was included in Nothing to Declare: A Guide to the Flash Sequence (Marie Alexander/White Pine Press, 2016). An associate editor with The Raymond Carver Review, Fuller is the co-editor of Community Boundaries and Border Crossings: Critical Essays on Ethnic Women Writers, the inaugural volume in the Transforming Literary Studies Series, (Lexington Books/Rowman & Littlefield, 2017) and she has published on Joy Harjo, Louse Erdrich, N. Scott Momaday, Raymond Carver, Simon Ortiz, and Zora Neale Hurston.
Samantha Edmonds‘ work appears or is forthcoming in Mississippi Review, Black Warrior Review, Pleiades, The Pinch, and McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, among others. She serves as the Fiction Editor for Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts, the Community Outreach Director for Sundress Academy for the Arts, and is an MFA candidate at the University of Tennessee. She currently lives in Knoxville. Visit her online at: www.samanthaedmonds.com