Rooster Stew in Midwestern Gothic #2

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Naturally I hope you’ll flip to my story Rooster Stew first (right there on page 125, ahem) but I wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t, on account of this line-up:

Midwestern Gothic

Add this to your summer reading list! Issue 2 of Midwestern Gothic is now available, and the stories and poems have only gotten better. Get a hardcopy to flesh out your bookshelf, or an eBook. Issue 2 features fiction and poetry by:

  • Jeffrey Alfier
  • Nina Badzin
  • Molly Brodak
  • Aaron Burch
  • Renee Cohn
  • Elizabeth J. Colen
  • Nancy Devine
  • Anne Earney
  • Noah Falck
  • Rachel Contreni Flynn
  • Casey Francis
  • Scott Garson
  • Deborah Garwood
  • Carter Goodwin
  • Aaron Hamburger
  • Andy Hobin
  • Emily Howorth
  • Kate Jenkins
  • Allen Kopp
  • Sean Lovelace
  • Emily Tamayo Maher
  • Court Merrigan
  • Jim Miller
  • Dan Moore
  • James O’Brien
  • Adam Peterson
  • Alexis Pope
  • Suzanne Scanlon
  • Ian Singleton
  • Keith Taylor
  • Robert Vaughan
  • Kelsey Yoder

Here’s a sample from Rooster Stew:

Delia’s job is to hoe in rows all down the slope, so water can get to the chokecherry and sandcherry and buffalo berry and grass, which have shed their blossoms in favor of foliage.  Last week they burned and cleared the ditch.  Yesterday they put in checks so the water can be channeled to the bushes and grass.  All spring long they have been hacking weeds, scattering grass seeds, planting new bushes and saplings to get ready for the water.  Today the water is here.

 

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