Kay Chronister’s fiction won the 2015 Dell Magazine Award and is forthcoming in Ticonderoga Publications’ Hear Me Roar, an anthology of feminist speculative fiction. Originally from Seattle, she currently lives in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in a household of twenty-one children and six dogs.
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.