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“Hi, my name is Jane Skelton and I’m reading from my novel, ‘earth eaters’:  The wind brought summer, and earth eaters.  A thick west wind that boiled the sky, rinsed it with copper, lowered it so it hung heavy over us, suffocating us.

The wind left the land littered with strange bones, delicate as flowers, and teeth, smooth or cracked, some still stuck to wide open jaws, biting on dust.

It’s a fire wind, said a voice in my head, a small, quiet voice.  A wind that uncovers.  At dawn I picked through the litter of bone and tooth scattered out in the yard.


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