Jamie Lackey earned her BA in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. Her fiction has been published in over a dozen different venues, including The Living Dead 2 and Daily Science Fiction. She reads slush for Clarkesworld Magazine. Find her online at www.jamielackey.com.
Her father’s great dynasty, sacred to Amun and guided by the hand of the gods, stood shakily on those scrawny legs.
This body is tired and hungry. But the beating of a strange heart keeps me awake.