Emma Törzs is a writer, teacher, and chronic waitress based in Minneapolis. Her short fiction has been published in journals such as Uncanny, Lightspeed, Ploughshares, and the Missouri Review and honored with a 2020 NEA fellowship, a 2019 World Fantasy Award, and a 2015 O. Henry Prize. She’s grateful to the National Endowment for the Arts, the Loft Literary Center, the Jerome Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the MRAC, the MSAB, and Norwescon for financial support over the years. She is a graduate of the University of Montana’s MFA program and an enthusiastic member of the Clarion West class of 2017.
A walk that would have taken her seconds once now was a handful of moments for each tiny leg of it, stopping to replenish herself.
Cara Masten DiGirolamo
"Now," the new conductor said once they were tuned, offering a smile that promised infinite secrets. "We begin."