New Voices: “Blue”


“As a child David loved the cartoons where a boxing glove would pop out from a character’s chest like a hilarious, haphazard game of pop-goes-the-weasel; years later, when he punched his girlfriend for the first time, he was amazed by how it felt just as he’d imagined it. In the darkest corner where body and mind share horrible truths, he knew this punch was a long time coming.” 

Eleventh in our series of fiction by never-before-published authors. 

Chelli Riddiough received a B.A. from Williams College and an M.F.A. in Writing from the University of Minnesota, where she has also taught in the English department. A freelance writer and editor, Riddiough is the Director of Marketing and Community Engagement at a bicycle shop in Minneapolis.