“Mudder Tongue” by Brian Evenson

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Hecker has always been a little absent-minded, substituting the wrong word at the wrong time. His daughter finds it amusing. But lately, he's noticed his tongue is not translating what his brain is telling it to. It's happening more frequently, including in front of his class of students. Is he keeping something more serious from his daughter to protect her, or to protect himself?

Mudder Tongue

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About the Author
Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen works of fiction, including most recently A Collapse of Horses and The Warren. He received the International Horror Guild Award for his collection The Wavering Knife, the ALA-RUSA Award for his novel Last Days, and is a three-time O. Henry Prize winner. A 2017 Guggenheim Fellow, Evenson lives and works in Valencia, CA.
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