Amber Wheeler Bacon

Amber Wheeler Bacon writes and teaches by the beach in South Carolina. Her work has appeared in Epiphany, Five Points, Crazyhorse, and Witness, and online at Ploughshares and CRAFT. She received the 2018 Breakout Writers Prize from the Author’s Guild and the 2022 Lit/South Award for flash fiction. She has an MFA from Bennington College.

Sexy Thing

Elise sat cross-legged on the couch, the trumpet across her knees. “It figures a hurricane would show up the weekend Kevin’s supposed to ask me out. You think Danielle will get close?”