Howard Luxenberg | The Sun Magazine

Howard Luxenberg

Howard Luxenberg runs a software-publishing company and also studies writing at Wesleyan University. His stories have appeared in Tin House, the Gettysburg Review, and the Iowa Review. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.

— From February 2007

The Stove

Like most older neighborhoods, ours had a haunted house. Mrs. Licht and her grown daughter lived in it. (Mr. Licht had died many years earlier.) The lawn was unkempt and overgrown with weeds, the windows had wrought-iron grillwork over them, and the green paint on the clapboards had cracked into a scaly pattern like the skin of a lizard.

February 2007
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