From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.
Designed by Marielena Andre.
Julie Zigoris holds a PhD in Russian literature & has taught at the University of Pittsburgh, Stanford University, San Quentin prison, & the Jewish Community High School of the Bay. She was a writing contest winner in the YA categories at the 2019 San Francisco Writers’ Conference & the Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference. A native Pennsylvanian, Julie now lives in San Francisco. Her first novel is a botanical-themed coming of age story about love & loss that features an eccentric Russian teacher.