account_circle by Bob Rhodes
Much to his mother's dismay, Bob Rhodes has held more jobs than he can count on all his fingers and toes. Those jobs have provided him with an endless supply of "story stuff". Currently he teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and Allegany College. He received an MFA from Bennington College in 1998. He and his wife have a 4 month old son, Griffen, who, he tells us, "insists that I mention his name". The author is currently finishing a novel titled A Smaller Country.


Sponging Daylight

Issue No. 37 ~ June, 2000

Samuel hates killing raccoons, though he feels he has no choice. They descend on his tiny pole house in packs, searching for food. He hears them in the bushes. They scrape on his garbage cans. He loathes the thought of them underneath the floor boards, …