Lola unbungees her violin case from the back of her bike. She removes the lacquered instrument and props her sign in its velvet mouth: MUSIC STUDENT, DONATIONS GRATEFULLY ACCEPTED. Crooking her neck ... [+]
Cedric Rose is a librarian at the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati, Ohio. His writing has appeared in Saveur, Rodale's Organic Life, Cincinnati Magazine, Edible Ohio Valley, at wvxu.org, and on the Atlas Obscura podcast.
Winner - Jury Principal 2023