All stories are her. The paintings: Carravaggio, Rubens. Even poets gagged her in black.
Julia Watson earned her MFA from North Carolina State University. Her works have been published in The Shore, Voicemail Poems, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, among other journals. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina with her grumpy dogs. You can read more of her work at juliawatsonwriter.com.