The Magician's Assistant, part of my series Portrait & Landscape, was published in the impressive issue of Gulf Coast—with 316 pages of gorgeous writing & art

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the magician's assistant

       Heavy, flowing garments kept women from being magicians' assistants until the end of the second war. Emancipation for all. Here, wear these trousers. Climb into this box.

        I climb into the box. Simplicity cubed——until the sound of the saw. Love is such a...