It was an experience unlike any I've had—a moment when my voice and my body made a real, physical difference for something I believed in. It was electrifying and beautiful and visceral and sad, and, ultimately, successful. The bill didn’t pass. ...more
Callie Collins lives and breathes in Austin, Texas. Her fiction has appeared most recently in the Collagist and PANK, among others. She served as the associate editor of American Short Fiction, and is now the co-director of A Strange Object, a new literary endeavor. She's online at www.calliecollins.com.