The corn was something different at night. If animals used it as cover during the day, all sorts of nocturnal critters were doing the same thing at night. She’d rather not run into a coyote or badger. But the danger excited her.
Elise Gregory received her MFA from Eastern Washington University. She's the author of two poetry chapbooks, as well as the co-editor with Emily Gwinn of the anthology All We Can Hold: Poems of Motherhood. The Clayfields, a novel in stories, will be released in Fall 2022 as part of the Legacy Series. She lives with her family and animals on a hillside in western Wisconsin.