Michael Wade Simpson | The Sun Magazine
Free Trial Offer Try The Sun at no cost or obligation Get your free issue

Michael Wade Simpson

Michael Wade Simpson lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts. He has worked as a singer, dancer, copywriter, waiter, and aerobics instructor. His stories have appeared in South Carolina Review, West Branch, and Western Humanities Review.

— From March 1991

Plum Island

One of Quick’s students is fishing at the foot of the beach beneath the shack he rents on Plum Island. The dog wants walking. There is no escape. The girl’s name is Harley and she is barely passing Spanish.

March 1991
Become a Friend of The Sun Donations keep this ad-free, nonprofit magazine in circulation. Make a year-end gift of support today. Click Here To Donate