Think about New Orleans greater than 100 years sooner or later, when a lot of the town has been taken by the Gulf of Mexico’s rising sea ranges.
That is the story Baton Rouge creator Emily Beck Cogburn tells in “Cats,” her quick story just lately printed in In Parentheses literary journal (inparentheses.art).
Kensington Books printed Cogburn’s novels “Ava’s Place” (2017) and “Louisiana Saves the Library” (2016).
“I’ve printed 4 quick tales for the reason that pandemic began,” Cogburn stated. “Which may not look like quite a bit till you think about that I’ve solely printed seven in my whole 21-year literary profession.”
Cogburn’s different publications over the past yr are “Exit 2” in Dillydoun Overview, “Jaguar” in Marathon Literary Overview and “Crossing the River” in Miracle Monocle. She additionally garnered honorable point out for her quick story “Hundred 12 months Flood” within the New Orleans Phrases and Music convention story competitors in 2020.
“With out a lot else to do, I used to be actually in a position to focus on submissions,” she stated. “It is nice to have a house for these tales.”