But these were not men, she realized. They were a cackle of spotted hyena, bright-toothed in the dark, and they were laughing at her....more
Taylor Brown is the author of In the Season of Blood and Gold (Press 53, 2014), Fallen Land (St. Martin's Press, 2016), and The River of Kings (St. Martin's Press, 2017). His fiction has been published in more than twenty journals, and he is a recipient of the Montana Prize in Fiction. "Rhino Girl" was a finalist for the 2015 Rick DeMarinis Short Fiction Contest, and the story was awarded second place in the 2016 Doris Betts Fiction Prize, sponsored by the North Carolina Writers' Network and managed by the North Carolina Literary Review. Taylor lives in Wilmington, NC.