‘Above the Rooftop’ named

Top Ten Fiction in Contrary's Ten Years

“I remember the day I read this story. I remember the weather, I remember what I had for lunch. Sometimes I feel as if a story is just sitting there waiting for me. The thing I remember most was that this was the last story in the last batch for the issue, and I opened the file with tremendous hope—I still had a slot left for something magical, personal, gigantic in a few strokes. And here it is.”
-Frances Badgett, Fiction Editor, Contrary Magazine

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