Judith Slater

Judith Slater

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Judith Slater’s story collection, “The Baby Can Sing” and Other Stories won the Mary McCarthy Prize in Short Fiction and was published by Sarabande Books. More recent stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Ascent, Lake Effect, Pearl, Eclipse, and other magazines.“The Past Life Hypnotist Predicts the Future” is part of a collection in progress called The Psychic Fair at the End of the Season. She teaches in the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and spends summers in Oregon to be nearer the ocean.

Contributions by Judith Slater

Winter 2013 Issue

The Past Life Hypnotist Predicts The Future

Winner, 2012 Literal Latte Short Short Contest.
Just a few minutes ago I began to feel the tide tugging a little harder, the fog closing in, and I knew without looking at my watch that it was close to quitting time. I’m tired — bone weary, really. In the space of only one afternoon I took a threesome of middle-aged women back, one by one, to 18th-century Lisbon….

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