Erin Slaughter: Mauling the Past

Parting is Such, Sweet (A New Language for Old Songs)

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Erin Slaughter holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Western Kentucky University. In Summer 2017 she was a finalist forGlimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Contest, and she has been nominated for a Best of the Net Award and a Pushcart Prize. You can find her writing in River Teeth, Bellingham ReviewSundog LitTishman Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of a poetry chapbook, Elegy for the Body (Slash Pine Press, 2017). She lives in Nashville.