Brenda Peynado

Brenda Peynado’s stories have been selected for the O. Henry Prize Stories 2015, the Chicago Tribune’s Nelson Algren Award, a Fulbright Grant to the Dominican Republic, and other awards. Her work appears in the Georgia Review, the Kenyon Review Online, the Threepenny Review, and others. She received her MFA from Florida State University and is currently a PhD student at the University of Cincinnati.​

The Whitest Girl

We wanted to know Terry’s secrets, we wanted to know who she loved, who she hated, what she dreamed of in the bed she shared with her sisters.