Marie Curran

rotting crocks of sauerkraut

Natasha Mieszkowski interviews
Marie Curran

 

Our fiction co-editor Natasha Mieszkowski recently had this exchange with Marie Curran, our Issue #17 featured fiction author. Here’s what she had to say about the inspiration and thought behind “Perigee,” the writers who have been important to her, and her MFA experience… Read more

"So Close" by Gina Williams, Photograph, 2013, Mud Season Review

FICTION: ISSUE #17

Perigee

By Marie Curran
 
 

The beauty catches in my throat as we pull onto the road to Asher and Moira’s farm, my husband beside me and our daughter in the backseat. It’s thirty minutes from our home in town, but we have not visited in months. Asher’s zinnias and onions, ripening pumpkins, and Moira’s pecking hens in a meadow of goldenrod meet us on the narrow dirt road up to the old farmhouse…
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