“Short Tendon” by Amanda Gowin

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More Human has set up their modification business on the strip mall. Pretty soon, the salons, like the one Twyla works at, are going out of business. Not hip enough. The collectivesfolk want strawberry blond and auburn hair, not blue anymore. Even Grandmere wants her arthritic hands replaced so she can play the piano in the local museum again.

Short Tendon

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About the Author
Amanda Gowin is the fiction editor at Menacing Hedge magazine, a columnist at This Is Horror, and author of the collection Radium Girls (Thunderdome Press). Her work has been featured in anthologies and magazines including Gutted: Beautiful Horror and Burnt Tongues. She lives in Appalachia with her husband and son.
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