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Alex Carolan is a writer based in Washington, D.C. Her work can be found in the 2019 winter edition of menacing hedge, and the 2017 and 2018 editions of Stylus: a Journal of Literature and Art. She is a recent graduate of the University of Maryland and its selective creative writing program, the Jiménez-Porter Writers' House.


My Mother

Issue No. 280 ~ September, 2020

Do you know how much I look at bodies? I say. What? My mother says. We are at the kitchen table again, sitting across from one another the same as every night, drinking black tea she squeezes lemon into. We build a puzzle we’ve been …