Claire Rudy Foster

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Claire Rudy Foster's second short story collection "Shine of the Ever" is forthcoming from Interlude Press. Foster's writing appears in The New York Times, McSweeney's, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. They live in Portland, Oregon.


Cover Photo: An illustration of two intimate figures embracing in silhouette against a backdrop of stars and planets; celestial bodies
Venus Conjunct Saturn

Maybe it wasn’t that Angie wanted to break things off with Kate; she just didn’t know enough to decide if she wanted to keep going.

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When I Started HRT, I Discovered a Sweeter Side to My Masculinity

I was leaving femininity behind, grateful to have an example like my grandpa to grow toward.

Cover Photo: photo by Guillaume Bolduc/unsplash
The World of Transshipment, Where One Glitch Can Lead to Chaos

I couldn’t stop thinking about what I would do if something went wrong. If I made a mistake, my son and I might go back to being homeless.