She walked carefully, leaping over puddles. On more than one occasion, though, she misjudged the terrain and landed in a soft spot, sinking into a pool of dirty water.
Kevin Fitton is the author of a forthcoming short story collection from Fomite Press (Fall 2021) along with the children's picture book, Higher Ground (Radiant Hen, 2012) with Caldecott-winning artist, Mary Azarian. He has published stories and essays in many literary journals, including Jabberwock, Limestone, and The Saturday Evening Post. His short short, “Crashums,” which appears in The Broad River Review, was a finalist for Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Award. Kevin holds a BA in English and Creative Writing from Hope College, an MA in New Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and an MFA in Creative Writing from Bennington College. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Creative Writing at Western Michigan University. Kevin is also a musician, enjoys woodworking and seeks out strange stories from history and folklore. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Grand Ledge, Michigan. For the time being, his children think he's funny, and every once in a while, he makes his wife laugh, too.