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S. Kay Nash is a full-time editor, part-time writer, unabashed cat lady, and bibliophile. Raised by a cabal of university professors, anthropologists, and irritated librarians, she holds two degrees as magical wards to protect her from being hauled back into the ivory tower. Her short fiction has appeared in See the Elephant magazine, Wicked Words Quarterly, and several anthologies including Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Writers Vol. 2. She lives in Texas with a mad scientist, her books, and a peaceful contingent of cats and dogs. Follow her @Gnashchick on twitter.
Published Mar 8, 2019 · 1,572 words (6 minutes) · 140 views
In a city where the underground Metro line crosses paths with the River Styx, a mother tries to suffer for her sins, while her daughter carries the baggage. There are many intersections on this line, between madness and ghosts, memory and hallucination, love and fanatical devotion. CW: mental illness, grief, suicide
Published Nov 18, 2018 · 963 words (4 minutes) · 260 views
Little girls need a governess, one who loves them as much as their mother. Boys are made of skinned knees and dirt-covered hands but girls are altogether different. How far will the governess go to keep them safe?