“‘The Promise of Water’ is as graceful as it is powerful —
a bracing and heart-breaking plunge into the mystery of identity, the boundlessness of love.”
Richard Adams Carey, author of IN THE EVIL DAY, THE PHILOSOPHER FISH, and AGAINST THE TIDE

Getting naked with other women

Friday night, I gathered with a dozen other women, shared appetizers and Prosecco, and enjoyed much-needed conversation. Later on, we turned down the blinds, threw off our shirts and pants, and tried on each other’s clothes.  Just another Friday night, right? Not exactly, but it’s one I look forward to every… 

Why this mother loves micro fiction

Here’s a little story. In 2011, I earned my MFA in fiction. In 2012 I let my manuscript “sit in the drawer” until it felt somewhat new again (i.e. I didn’t get indigestion reading the first not-going-to-admit-how-many pages). In 2013, I got busy editing and sending my novel, The Promise… 

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A. Crossley Spencer is the author of The Promise of Water, a freelance writer and a teacher.

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