Monica Hileman grew up in the Midwest, lived in the Pacific Northwest and settled in New England. Two years in Greensboro, North Carolina yielded an MFA from UNC-G. Her stories have appeared in publications such as The Baffler, the Chicago Tribune’s Printers Row Journal, Arts & Letters, and Flyway (nominated for The Best of the Net). Another is in the current issue of Catamaran.
I want to incorporate a peanut butter and banana sandwich into my lunch routine and by the time my kind, loving husband returns home I am as excited about this sandwich as the Tea Party was about John Boehner resigning the speakership.