Cover Photo: a night sky hanging above a dirt road, with a car perpendicular to the road
Photograph by Tyler Cordaro/Unsplash

In the After

We stayed warm and near to each other around the crackling flames. That’s how we continued on.

Abby Manzella is the author of Migrating Fictions: Gender, Race, and Citizenship in U.S. Internal Displacements, winner of the Society for the Study of American Women Writers Book Award. She has published with Literary Hub, Colorado Review, The Rumpus, and elsewhere. Find her on Twitter @abbymanzella.