There lay her gift, basking in the sunlight. A gray-green lizard the size of a shoe. It stood so still she thought it was fake....more
Cathy Mellett's memoir excerpts and short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Yale Review, The Literary Review, Greensboro Review, Confrontation, Chariton Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Midwestern Gothic, Hobart, Brain, Child, and more. She lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and is working on a memoir.