from A Brief Catastrophe: “After” by Laurie Blauner

from A Brief Catastrophe  
Laurie Blauner is the author of seven books of poetry and four novels. Her latest novel, called “The Solace of Monsters,” won the Leapfrog Fiction Contest, was a finalist in the 2017 Washington State Book Award in Fiction, and was included in a list of the best 2016 books from independent publishers at Bookriot.