Miranda Thomason

Miranda Thomason has spent years working in the foster care and juvenile justice system at the southern tip of the Appalachian Mountains. After completing the novel On the Mercy of the World, the author is writing short stories.

Stories by Miranda Thomason

The Gas Station

Illustrated by Terri Kelleher

The longer they drove the more rural the scenery got. Shay started complaining, “You know I hate these small towns out in the country.” It was very rural. They only saw cows and fields for almost 30 minutes. Finally, Breely saw a gas station. Her tank was on empty. Shay said she had to go …