Rhiannon Lotze is a Canadian author from Windsor, Ontario, which means she's 97% maple syrup and 3% Timbit. Her published works include the short stories Barrens and Brine, and Non-Prophet, and the short story collection Of Gods and Myth.
The Humble Cookie
In 2016, I turned twenty years old. A bright road unspooled in front of me, offering up new possibilities at every bend in the pavement. Like many budding adults, I brimmed with optimism, not realizing at the time that the ticking over of my age from nineteen to twenty had no tangible effect on my life.
A Cup of Sugar
In the olden days, she would have been called a witch. She lived alone in a cottage on a plot of green land by the Seine. Her days were spent in the company of the bees and the chickens she tended. As evening drew near, her knees were always brown from the dirt of her garden, where she grew potatoes and carrots and fresh herbs for her dinner table.