“Small Worlds” by Karin Lin-Greenberg

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She was a child prodigy, the incredible five-year old painter, and an overnight sensation. Rainy’s family had always been quite average before wealth and recognition gave them the opportunity to live the high life. But like paint on a canvas, luck dries out, and each passing year seemed to elicit one unfortunate event after another.

Small Worlds

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About the Author
Karin Lin-Greenberg's story collection, Faulty Predictions, won the 2013 Flannery O'Connor Award in Short Fiction from the University of Georgia Press and was Foreword Reviews' 2014 INDIEFAB Book of the Year in the Short Story category. Her stories have appeared in literary journals including The Antioch Review, Bellevue Literary Review, Berkeley Fiction Review, Epoch, Five Chapters, Kenyon Review Online, and North American Review. She earned an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh, an MA from Temple University, an AB from Bryn Mawr College and has been awarded fellowships from the Kenyon Review Writers Workshop, the Wesleyan Writers Conference, and the MacDowell Colony. She has taught creative writing at Missouri State University, the College of Wooster, and Appalachian State University. Currently, she lives in upstate New York and is an assistant professor in the English Department at Siena College.
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