Sarah Curry’sstories have appeared in Nimrod and Best Debut Fiction 2019. This year she was the recipient of a PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. She has an MFA in fiction from Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky.
She took a trowel and dug. After a few minutes, Antonia disappeared into the shed and came back with a shovel. She thrust it into the ground and stomped. Deeper and deeper she dug. When she deemed it complete, she lay down, burying herself neatly with dirt.