Short stories published in Cincinnati Review

Listing 3 stories.

When the father of her baby overdoses, a young mother with a crippling drug addiction hits rock bottom much faster than she thought possible. All the while, she must take care of her son and figure out how to survive.

A circus clown in unrequited love with the girl on the flying trapeze attempts to explain how he ended up onstage, pantless and pelted with trash, while lions ate the flying trapeze girl's lover.

A middle-aged father starts to get mysterious visits from Italian mobsters as his marriage detiorates.