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.
Our fantasy and science fiction structure exists in a system that tries to convince its inhabitants that the world is binary, that everything is the group that is Us, and everything else, which is Them.
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