A No Extra Words first: a single contributor in back-to-back episodes! Margaret’s poem “Storage” was featured in Episode 45 and we are delighted to bring you her short story coming this week.

Margaret Adams’ stories and essays have most recently appeared in The Portland Review, The Delmarva Review, and The Baltimore Review. A former columnist for The Bangor Daily News and a Pushcart Prize nominee, she currently lives in Seattle, Washington. Her website is

Happy listening,