Tuesday, August 16, 2016

"A Subtle Gray" by Tennessee Williams Festival Finalist Katarina Boudreaux

I may be wrong, but things never seem to go according to plan...


What's the last curve ball life threw at you? A sudden or unwanted career change? Perhaps, a deal fell through at the last minute? Maybe a sudden death in the family?

We've all been told to make lemonade when life pelts us with lemons. But what if you don't have the tools to juice 'em? Here's one story where we examine just how sour lemonade can taste when its not sugarcoated...

The latest fiction from the 2016 Tennessee Williams Festival Finalist!

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"A Subtle Gray" introduces you to Isle, a half-German, half-Filipino woman living in New Orleans. The story begins as Isle prepares to celebrate a bachelorette party in order to work through her deep emotional wounds. Themes of the piece touch on love and loss, racial identity, attraction, and resiliency.

Katarina Boudreaux is a writer, musician, composer, tango dancer, and teacher -- a shaper of word, sound, and mind. She returned to New Orleans after circuitous journeying. Her chapbook "Anatomy Lessons" is available from Flutter Press. Her play "Awake at 4:30" is a finalist in the 2016 Tennessee Williams Festival. Learn more at KatarinaBoudreaux.com.

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