Robyn L. Murphy
Robyn L. Murphy is an MFA graduate from the University of Pittsburgh who recently relocated from Pittsburgh to the egret-infested marshes of Connecticut. Her fiction has appeared in the Berkeley Fiction Review, the Cream City Review, Parting Gifts, Barbaric Yawp and Gertrude. 
Dec 01 2007
Mom told me about the diagnosis when we were sitting on a beach in North Carolina. My wife, Helen, had just left to take the puppy for one last run, and I realized that her convenient departure had been prearranged by the way she glanced back at us, biting her lower lip that way she does when she’s worried.