Shannon Ralph

Shannon Ralph is a writer of fiction, creative non-fiction, and some of the best Facebook posts around. She is a southern transplant living the dream in balmy Minneapolis, Minnesota with her wife and three children. When Shannon is not writing, she can be found hunkered over her laptop battling an ugly addiction to online shopping.

Stories by Shannon Ralph


Illustrated by Sayantan Halder

“What do you want, Brooklyn?” I ask. I am sitting in the cafeteria doing a little last-minute cramming for my Latin test next period. “Oh, Lucy, is that any way to talk to a friend?” Brooklyn smiles. Brooklyn Quinn is thin. Everyone knows that she wears a size zero— a size that is not even technically a number. …