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A. J. Bermudez

A. J. Bermudez is the author of Stories No One Hopes Are About Them (University of Iowa Press, 2022), winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Award. Her work has appeared in Virginia Quarterly Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, Boulevard, Story, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of the Diverse Voices Prize, the PAGE International Screenwriting Award, and the Alpine Fellowship Writing Prize.

Spring 2023

Fossil Land

By A. J. Bermudez

A dead thing, if it’s lucky, will become a place. Dead things make way for the living, soften into soil and climb through the water table, up stalks of corn, […]