Cover features an abstract illustration of a beetle.

The Elm Bark Beetles of Morrow Lane

John Elizabeth Stintzi

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In The Elm Bark Beetles of Morrow Lane, a widow watches as the lane’s diseased trees are chopped down one-by-one. She recollects the things that have gone before: neighbours, illness, a husband, the whisper of a child.

John Elizabeth Stintzi is a non-binary writer who grew up on a cattle farm in northwestern Ontario. Their fiction and poetry can be found (or is forthcoming) in Black Warrior Review, Kenyon Review Online, and Ploughshares.