DW McKinney

DW McKinney is an associate editor at Shenandoah Literary and editor with Writers' Resist. Her writing is featured in Full Bleed, Los Angeles Review of Books, JMWW Journal, The New Southern Fugitives, and elsewhere. Say hello at dwmckinney.com.

DW McKinney: An Elegy for the Land

I. A month after my grandfather dies from pancreatic cancer, my grandmother chops down his cactus in their front yard.