“Probed” by Ellyn Gelman

"Probed" by Ellyn Gelman is the second place winner of our Fall Non-Fiction Contest. I hit the snooze button on top of the digital clock. 6:30 AM. My husband, Dan, reached around my belly and pulled me up against him and we spooned in silence until the snooze alarm sounded. Married for ten years, together … Continue reading “Probed” by Ellyn Gelman

“Lessons” by Karen Chen

"Lessons" by Karen Chen is the winner of our Fall 2016 Non-Fiction Contest.  It was 7 A.M. August morning. My mother called home. She spoke too loudly, the way she always did over the phone, as if I couldn’t hear her over the U.S.-Canadian border between us. “Hello?” “Hey, Mom.” She was quiet for a … Continue reading “Lessons” by Karen Chen