Sam Frank is a writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Reader and Dusted Magazine. He is working on a tetralogy.
Vendela Vidas debut novel, And Now You Can Go, begins in the past tense, a memory. But in the second paragraph, grammar changes, anticipating trauma: "The trees were tall, and, by December, without birds. In my mind, the story is always in the present, always starting at 2:15."