Hannah Holborn's Writings
Web: The Paumanok Review
red-tailed hawk flexes its wings as a farmer’s wife heaves her body, swollen with child, up the hill to the crest of a rise. The woman moans. Her fingers bruise the skin above a laboring heart. The hawk screeches. A tiny foot presses against the taut skin of the woman’s abdomen, perfectly outlined: heel, toes, arch. This baby is not the first, but the...
Print: A Room of One's Own & Web: Tattoo Highway
Molly Manwaring, Teen Tragedy Queen, adjusted wide brown eyes when the wino, accidentally cross-dressed in a frilled blouse over pee-stained trousers, sashayed into the community center holding a baby. When he handed Molly a bottle of apple juice, she raised one eyebrow, chewed her pierced tongue and waited for the scene to play itself out. The wino was an...
Hannah Holborn is the author of FIERCE (McClelland & Stewart, pre-order now, available December, 30, 2008). Fragile and resilient--the characters in the nine stories and novella in Fierce are equal parts both. They are rootless, reckless, visionary...
Causes Hannah Holborn Supports