Cassie Condrey
August 13, 2020

Winner of Walker Percy Prize in Short Fiction; Published in New Orleans Review

“Melinda had seen her daughter look this way at other men, older men, men with wives. She’d wondered before what made Laura think she could have what she wanted, have another woman’s husband, even for just that moment when her eyes sought and held his. Youth, Melinda supposed, the confidence and callousness of it, and it was here again, this girl looking in this way at her husband.”