Laura Herbst | The Sun Magazine

Laura Herbst

Laura Herbst is working on a collection of stories set in Togo, West Africa, where she lived for three years. She now lives in Pittsboro, North Carolina.

— From August 1998
Fiction

Warja’s Feast

I was struggling to open a can of powdered milk with a pocketknife when Kombate clapped his hands outside the window of my house and called, “Mademoiselle! Mademoiselle!”

August 1998
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