Winter, and its companion, want, came too soon. The harvest had been poor. Though there were fewer mouths to feed, the labor of a nine-year-old boy produced a meager yield compared to that of two young men. It was not long after the first snowfall before illness struck the family’s weakest member. [Read more…]
About Annabelle Kim
Annabelle Kim’s debut novel, Tiger Pelt, was shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize, awarded a Gold medal by the Nautilus Book Awards, and named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books. Annabelle’s short fiction has been published in the Kelsey Review and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She studied in the MIT Writing Program and minored in English Literature at MIT where she also earned a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering. She lives with her daughter (when on break from the University of Edinburgh), husband, triplet boys, and Bouvier des Flandres in New Jersey: Exit 8.