Karen Essex | The Sun Magazine

Karen Essex

Karen Essex is a displaced Southerner from New Orleans now living in southern California. She is currently at work on her first novel.

— From June 1990

Three Audreys

Lil’ Audrey had heard that joke weeks before at school, but she didn’t think people, even her Daddy, should be telling jokes about the dead. Besides, she knew Octavia’s grandson, Skeeter, was one of Dr. King’s followers.

June 1990
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