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She has lost track of the world, barely able to leave the house after the birth of their son who requires more care than either she or her husband can offer. Amidst making a difficult choice, the couple venture into a part of town she’d never think to visit and, there, she finds the answer she’d been seeking in the company of a less-than-charming shopkeeper.
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.