Daniel A. Hoyt

Daniel A. Hoyt teaches and currently directs the creative writing program at Kansas State University. His first story collection, Then We Saw the Flames, won the Juniper Prize for Fiction and was published by University of Massachusetts Press.*

The Mad King

From her drawer full of makeup, he took a tube of lipstick. He didn’t think of it as stealing: he was borrowing part of her girlness. He was redistributing chromosomes.