As if she did not know exactly what slipped inside her own body. As if she did not know what stayed.
Susan Rukeyser writes and reads in Joshua Tree, California. Her debut novel, Not On Fire, Only Dying (Twisted Road Publications), was an SPD Fiction Bestseller. Her short prose appears in many wonderful places, online and in print, and is collected in Swap/Meet (Space Cowboy Books) and Whatever Feels Like Home (above/ground press). She hosts the Desert Split Open Mic, Joshua Tree’s feminist, queer, and otherwise radical open mic. susanrukeyser.com