Ashley Blooms was born and raised in Cutshin, Kentucky. She received her MFA from the University of Mississippi as a John and Renee Grisham Fellow. Her work has appeared in Shimmer and On Spec. She currently lives in Oxford, Mississippi with her husband and their dog. You can find her online at ashleyblooms.com.
“Full ahead, Mister Sal,” says Moore. I grit my teeth and force the Anastasis forward. The engines, the strongest of any ship I’ve ever steered, screech and whine like dying things. The nightgaunts are ten deep around us and it’s like flying through tar.
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