Mary Winsor was raised in the Southwestern U.S., the setting for most of her stories and essays. Her writing appears or is forthcoming in Locale: An Anthology of Time and Place, Threepenny Review, Northwest Review, Blue Mesa Review, Atticus Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Mary is a graduate of the MFA program at George Mason University.
Daddy’s post-script is the truth—Mama is beautiful. Her shiny black hair falls to the small of her back. Her impossibly green eyes can set you on your way, or pull you in and draw from you a confession for crimes you have not yet even contemplated.