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Ellyn Gaydos

Ellyn Gaydos’s work has appeared in the Columbia Journal, Logic magazine, Ninth Letter, and the Texas Review. Her first book, Pig Years, is forthcoming (Knopf, 2022).


Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Spring 2022 | Essays

At Alice and Henry’s farm, it is time to mate the sows. Henry even bought a home pregnancy test for them—it is inserted into the vagina and simply beeps, with maddeningly little explanation, if it judges them to have conceived.