A cow stood in the field. Amanda didn’t hesitate, but walked right over. She was paying $75 an hour to hug this cow, why hesitate? It would be her first hug in over a year.
LOUISE BIERIG leads the Lansdowne Writers’ Workshop, using the Amherst Artists & Writers Method (AWA). Currently, she is writing a novel titled Zane Anderson, MFT, PsyD, as well as several short stories. Her short story, "The Anderson Family Motto," was published in Toho Publishing’s The Best Short Stories of Philadelphia 2021. Her other pieces have appeared in shortédition, Schuylkill Valley Journal, Philadelphia Stories, Peregrine Journal, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Louise is a 1997 graduate of The University of Iowa’s Undergraduate Writers’ Workshop.