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Stu and Jess have made too many commitments to turn the car around, and the girls are getting restless in the back seat. As they sit in traffic, Jess can’t help but imagine how life would have been had they gone a different way. For now, they seem to be getting nowhere.
About the Author
Sara Lippmann's debut collection, Doll Palace (Dock Street Press) was long-listed for the 2015 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. She was the recipient of an artist’s fellowship in fiction from New York Foundation for the Arts and her work has appeared in Slice Magazine, Tupelo Quarterly, Front Porch, Midnight Breakfast, Wigleaf and elsewhere. She teaches with Ditmas Writing Workshops, co-hosts the Sunday Salon, a monthly prose reading series in New York's East Village, and lives with her husband and children in Brooklyn. For more, see saralippmann.com.