She was just taking her liver and lungs for coffee. It was morning. She had to go.
Sandy Florian graduated in 2003 with an MFA from Brown’s Creative Writing Program in Fiction. For her thesis, she received Brown’s Francis Mason Harris Award for best book-length manuscript written by a female student. She taught Creative Writing and Literature at Roger Williams University and the University of Rhode Island and is a current candidate at the University of Denver for a PhD in English and Creative Writing. Her stories and excerpts of her novella have appeared or are forthcoming in the following books and journals: Square Lake, Encyclopedia, Beehive, Elixir Magazine, dANDelion, The Brooklyn Rail, Issues, Blastie, Women’s Work. She was also awarded the New Voices Sudden Fiction Prize for best story under 1500 words.