When a doctor examines a woman, it is a moment of acute vulnerability. And it lasts until she is sitting up and fully clothed. It lasts until she gathers herself and leaves, stepping back into the “normal” world and her place within it.
Lania Knight's first book, Three Cubic Feet, was a Finalist for the 2012 Lambda Literary Award in Debut Fiction. Her stories and essays have been published in Fourth Genre, Literary Mama, PANK, New Stories from the Midwest, Jabberwock Review and elsewhere. Read more about her at www.laniaknight.com.