Lucy Ferriss is the author of eight books, including the memoirUnveiling the Prophet: The Misadventures of a Reluctant Debutanteand the novel Nerves of the Heart. Other fiction and essays have appeared most recently in the New York Times, Shenandoah, Southern Review, Narrative andGeorgia Review. She is writer-in-residence at Trinity College in Connecticut. 
Sep 01 2009
In the Sunset
What had that smell been last night? . . . Sex, she thought. That’s what it had been. The smell of sex. Jean had taken the dog for a walk and had sex with a man. While Marc was in Japan, she was having an affair.
Sep 01 1999
The Woman Who Said No
Sep 01 1997
This story is not currently available online. The trough in the landscape was what fooled you–made the windmill appear to lie just over a hill, when the real distance might