Drowning Little Things
“I heard the mower’s whine cease and a sound like screaming began.”
Leia Menlove’s writing has appeared in The Harvard Review, Guernica, Narratively, and Joyland Magazine. Her novella, How to Train Your Virgin, a humorous fable written under pen name Wednesday Black, was published by Badlands Unlimited and ArtBook in 2015, and was later a feature in The Solomon R. Guggenheim’s Museum Series, 'Conversations with Artists and Writers.' She is a graduate of The New School MFA program for fiction, and lives in New York City.
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