“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