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“Gravity” by Sherrie Flick

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Kathy won't visit Dad. He's in hospital on all kinds of machines, but she's refusing to budge. Her sister tries to convince her of the gravity of the situation, but Kathy just claims if he were a pet, they'd have him put down. She's an unlikeable character. Can her sister convince her to budge? If only Dad were here to sort everything out.


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About the Author
Sherrie Flick is the author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness, the flash fiction chapbook I Call This Flirting, and the short story collection Whiskey, Etc. Her stories have appeared in many anthologies and journals, including Flash Fiction Forward, New Sudden Fiction, Ploughshares, and Booth. She has received fellowships from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Sewanee Writers’ Conference, Ucross, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and VCCA. She teaches in the MFA and Food Studies programs at Chatham University in Pittsburgh. Her next collection of short stories is forthcoming from Autumn House Press in 2018.
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