John A. McDermott

John A. McDermott coordinates the BFA program in creative writing at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Some of his work can be found online at Juked, Pif Magazine, Treehouse, and Valparaiso Poetry Review.

Grace or Something Like It

Again. It’s 5:33 in the morning and in the dark you feel your wife lean up. “All right,” she says, “I know you aren’t bad. I think you’re just checking on us, checking us out. But…