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Originally from Vermont, I now live in North Carolina. My work can be found in recent issues of REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, Pank, and Gargoyle #57, among others. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. Currently, I'm an assistant editor for Narrative Magazine. I'm also working on two novels and a short story collection. In 2011, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Snow in Segovia




On the train ride to Segovia we could see the digitally displayed temp steadily sink from 11 degrees celcius all the way down to 4 degrees. On the way back to Madrid it was minus 1 celcius. In Segovia, we walked from the train station into town through pouring rain. We took shelter in the famous Candido's where the wine warmed me up and I had the best roast chicken I've ever had and I tried lamb that tasted far superior to any I've had before. Later, at the palace, we sat against warmed seats while hail pelted the ground. The hail soon turned to a gorgeous snow storm--very magical.

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