David Lerner Schwartz

David Lerner Schwartz teaches writing and literature at the University of Cincinnati where he is a doctoral candidate. His work has been published in New Ohio Review, the Florida Review, Witness, Literary Hub, New York Magazine, the Rumpus, and more. David holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars.


My Father’s Remedy

The husband’s hand caught briefly on the thick baubles dangling from Becca’s lobe. How many fires did those earrings pass through only to be lost in Paradise?