This short speculative fiction piece focuses on the lives of two children in post-apocalyptic America. It examines how they must learn to adapt to life without authority or security, and how they strive to survive in a dangerous wasteland. It explores bonds of kinship between two strangers, and how even the strong need a shoulder to lean on. This story is from a collection of stories dealing with the topics of family and emotional and societal instability.
|Presenter:||Heidi Sevor (Undergraduate Student)|
|Time:||1:30 pm (Session III)|
Mediterranean Passages: Religious, Linguistic, and Cultural
8:45 am - 7 pm
Writers Forum: Calvin Trillin