"A Ravishing Sun" by Leslie Blanco

Leslie Blanco’s short stories, flash fictions, and essays have appeared in The Kenyon Review, PANK, The Coachella Review, Calyx, and The Huffington Post, among other publications. She is the recipient of a Vermont Studio Center fellowship, a Hedgebrook fellowship, and a Rona Jaffe fellowship. She has taught creative writing at LeMoyne College, Syracuse University (extension program), and the Syracuse YMCA’s Downtown Writers Center. She is the mother of triplets and a shaman-in-training.