Short stories by Anna Solomon

Anna Solomon is the author of three novelsThe Book of V., Leaving Lucy Pear, and The Little Bride—and a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize. In addition, Anna has been coaching, editing, and teaching other writers for almost twenty years—“with incredible care, patience, and insight.”And she’s been copywriting and creating content for just as long, with a specialty in purpose-driven organizations and brands—with results that prompt unsolicited thanks, including a recent email that called her “a gift.”
Previously, she worked as an award-winning journalist for National Public Radio’s Living on Earth.Anna’s short fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, Ploughshares, One Story, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, Tablet, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of awards from MacDowell, Yaddo, Bread Loaf, the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts, and The Missouri Review, among others, and her short story “The Lobster Mafia Story” was chosen as Boston’s One City One Story read. She is also co-editor with Eleanor Henderson of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today’s Best Women Writers. A graduate of Brown University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Anna teaches writing at Barnard College, Warren Wilson’s MFA Program in Creative Writing, and the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center. She was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts and lives in Brooklyn, New York with her two children.

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A middle aged man seeking a diagnosis for multiple sclerosis sees a friend's daughter getting a secret abortion at the hospital he is visiting.