It came from Elliott Gish

Elliott Gish’s story “From a Mother to Her Daughter, on the Eve of Her Wedding” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 20 May 2022. While reading a book about Victorian social and sexual mores as research for another project, I began to think of how uninformed young women in that period were, even on their wedding nights. In such a repressed and sexually anxious society, much of the information a young woman brought with her …

A question for Elliott Gish

Q: Do you make art other than prose? What kind, and how is it different?

A: My attempts at art other than prose have not been successful. My drawings are bad, my poems are worse, and the less said about my attempts at songwriting, the better. However, I did once make my mother a beaded keychain in the shape of a gecko, and it came out splendidly.

Elliott Gish’s story “From a Mother to Her Daughter, on the Eve of Her Wedding
in Metaphorosis Friday, 20 May 2022.
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May 2022

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