Kalisha Buckhanon

Kalisha Buckhanon is the author of the novels Upstate and Conception, as well as Solemn, published in May 2016. She has an MFA from the New School, and she blogs at Negression.com.

August 02, 2016
Short fiction from our Summer 2016 issue.

The dogs got tied up to the chain fence blockin us kids from fallin out our backyards into the Tennessee River or the interstate. The dogs had one trough, but not all of ’em could reach it the same ’cause the choke chains was one size only and the dogs spread ’long the whole fence, so the ones in the middle or nearest the trough got mean quick.