Jennifer Grow | The Sun Magazine

Jennifer Grow

Jennifer Grow is a writer living in Baltimore, Maryland. One of her stories was recently nominated for Best New American Voices (Harcourt Brace).

— From January 2001

My Life As A Mermaid

I get another letter from my sister Kay, who is in Honduras riding mules and skidding around the muddy mountain roads in a pickup truck. The roads have curves sharp enough to tempt death, she writes, sharp enough for you to see yourself leaving.

January 2001
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