“The Word”

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Click here to read “The Word” by Amanda Auchter.

Amanda Auchter is the founding editor of Pebble Lake Review and the author of The Glass Crib, which won the 2010 Zone 3 Press First Book Award for Poetry, and The Wishing Tomb, which received the 2012 Perugia Press Award as well as the 2013 PEN Center USA Award for Poetry.  She is currently at work on a memoir about adoption and the foster care system, What Took You So Long.