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Nina McConigley

Nina McConigley holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where she was an Inprint Brown Foundation Fellow. She is the winner of a Barthelme Memorial Fellowship and served as the nonfiction editor of Gulf Coast: a Journal of Literature and Fine Arts. She has worked as a writer for the Casper Star-Tribune and as writer-in-residence for Writers in the Schools in Houston. She is at work on her first novel.


Cowboys and East Indians

I had been following the house for almost two miles and, while trying to pass it almost ten minutes back, saw its cross-sectioned insides laid open like a dollhouse. I half expected to see a family posed stiffly at a dining table, their legs straight [...]