account_circle by Meg Cook
Meg Cook is a writer previously published in Blue River Review and Hunger Mountain. She is also the recipient of an honorary mention from the 2018 Katherine Paterson Prize. She holds her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.



Issue No. 278 ~ July, 2020

Alma had been thinking about cannibals all Sunday afternoon. It started at lunch when she was eating the roast-beef sandwich that her aunt Nancy had made, and she began wondering what baby Ellie would taste like. Nancy had gone outside to rake up the dead …