Emily Livingstone


Emily Livingstone is a fiction author and English teacher. She lives in New England with her husband and German Shepherd. She has a BA and MA in English and reads as much as she possibly can. When she has time, she loves gardening and cooking. Growing up in a seaside community has caused her to develop a dependence on fresh ocean air and big blue vistas, and she makes frequent visits to the Atlantic.

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Twitter: @Emi_Livingstone


Glass Eyes: A Short Story about a Family's Struggle
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Short Stories
Five-year-old Kate struggles to understand what is happening to her world as she witnesses her father's deepening depression. In the midst of her family’s turmoil, Kate finds solace in her grandfather’s upstairs apartment, though she is troubled by the stuffed fox in his bedroom. As Kate tries to adapt to the changes in her life, the fox becomes a symbol of what she fears.

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child    depression    family    father    first person    fox    grandfather    short story    suicide    tearjerker    trauma