Karen Ackland

Karen Ackland

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Karen Ackland lives with her husband in Santa Cruz, California. Her essays and stories have appeared in Story Quarterly, Quarterly West, Salon.com, Literal Latté, and many others.  She considers herself a good cook, but never bakes.

Contributions by Karen Ackland

Spring 2009 Issue

Book of Cakes

When asked why she’d never married, Michele replied that she was waiting for her mother to bake her wedding cake. Then she explained her mother had died almost fifteen years before. No one asked twice.

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