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Spoil the Child

Spoil the Child

by Denise Howard Long
Spoil the Child

Spoil the Child

by Denise Howard Long


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ISBN-13: 9781635346169
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 08/03/2018
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Denise Howard Long's short fiction has appeared in Pank, Smokelong Quarterly, Pithead Chapel, The Tishman Review, The Evansville Review, Blue Monday Review, and elsewhere. Her story "What We See" was selected as a Best Small Fiction 2018. She's been awarded residencies at Hedgebrook and Dorland Mountain Arts Colony. Her short story "Recuerdos Olvidados" was runner-up for the Larry Brown Short Story Award, and her story "Where It's Buried" won Five on the Fifth's Annual Short Story Contest. Originally from Illinois, Denise currently lives in Nebraska, with her husband and two sons. You can visit her online at

Table of Contents

A Smooth, Shallow Cut 1

Who’s There 3

What We See 7

Carnival Ride 10

Heavy 12

Summer’s End 14

Taxidermy 17

In the Front Room, In the Kitchen 19

Snow in Florida 21

Neighborhood Pool Party 25

Where Nobody Might See 27

Block Party Games 29

Dollhouse 31

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