| Memories of Minnows by MFA Student Elizabeth Jaeger at Atticus Review
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Memories of Minnows by MFA Student Elizabeth Jaeger at Atticus Review

Memories of Minnows by MFA Student Elizabeth Jaeger at Atticus Review

Posted by FDU MFA in Alumni Profiles, Worth Reading

minnows“Memories of Minnows,” an essay by MFA student Elizabeth Jaeger, has been published at Atticus Review.

Elizabeth writes:

When my son gets tired of watching, he joins me. Loudly, he enters the water, spooking the minnows. Awkwardly, he kicks – sand, seaweed and rocks spraying the ground. With his forehead creased in concentration, he searches for movement. When he sees none, his shoulders slump in disappointment. Dejectedly, but filled with determination, he tries again. He does not succeed, but in time, I know he will.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Read more at Atticus Review.

 
 
 
Elizabeth Jaeger is currently finishing up an MFA degree in creative writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is in the process of writing a memoir about her experience trekking in Nepal with a young Nepalese boy. She is an assistant editor at The Literary Review and her work has been published in Eire Ireland and the Literary Explorer. A recent essay will be featured on the podcast No You Tell It. She lives in New Jersey with her spouse and her son, who loves it when she writes stories about him.
 
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11 Nov 2015 no comments