Forgetting English: Stories by Midge Raymond

By Midge Raymond

Winner of the Spokane Prize for brief Fiction
In this new, accelerated variation of her prize-winning assortment, which incorporates a examining staff consultant, Midge Raymond stretches the bounds of position as she explores the indelible imprint of domestic upon the self and the ways that new frontiers either defy and ensure who we are.

The characters who inhabit those tales shuttle for company or for excitement, occasionally out of responsibility and infrequently looking for freedom, and every encounters the unforeseen. From a biologist navigating the stark, icy moonscape of Antarctica to a businesswoman looking safe haven within the lonely islands of the South Pacific, the characters in those tales abandon their local landscapes—only to discover that, as soon as separated from the standard, they have to confront new interpretations of whom they are surely, and who they’re intended to be.

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