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Diane D. Gillette

Diane D. Gillette is a writer and college professor living in Chicago with her partner and their two spoiled cats. She has an MFA from Emerson College and an MAT from the University of Chicago. Her work has appeared in over 60 literary venues including the Saturday Evening Post, Blackbird, Hobart, and the Maine Review. She is a founding member of the Chicago Literary Writers. When she’s not writing, she’s probably reading, experimenting with plant-based cooking, or watching some guilty pleasure TV with a cat in her lap. You can find more of her published work at www.digillette.com.

Short Fiction

Shiny, Pretty, Bright

Not long after she moved – ties cut, no looking back, he’d never find her on that side of town anyway, if he bothered to look – she found a string of Christmas lights at the thrift store when... [+]