Michelle Ross

Squash

Every spring, I pollinate the squash. With a cotton swab, I transfer pollen from male flowers to female flowers. But when the first squash flowers bloom this M...

Michelle Ross

Interviewed by Sommer Schafer Read Michelle Ross' fiction piece, Squash Sommer: Let me just start out by saying, I’M JEALOUS! At 399 words, you have created ...

Swarming

When he opens the shutters, Oliver isn’t sure at first what he’s looking at. From their bedroom window, the shimmery cluster of bees on their mesquite tree look...

Michelle Ross

Interviewed by Sommer Schafer Read Michelle Ross' fiction piece, Swarming Sommer: This story is a great example of an omniscient narrator, in which the ...

Michelle Ross

Interviewed by Valerie Waterhouse Read Michelle Ross's fiction piece, Night Bloom   Valerie: Your story, Night Bloom, integrates science into fictio...

Night Bloom

Rachel has been deflecting Kat for months, but then she invites Kat to her apartment to swim. It’s a strange invitation: swim? The kind of thing Kat did with gi...

Michelle Ross

Interviewed by John Haggerty Read Michelle Ross' fiction piece, The Difference Between Me and Everyone Else   John: One line in this story struck me...