The basket is not made of reeds, but worn, plastic strips that might once have been part of a child’s toy shopping basket. Still, Helen and Juliana are more than familiar with the Bible, and so the name Moses comes to each of them at the same time.
In a near-distant future, two women navigate a world where the impact of climate change has great personal repercussions.
‘Jones has created an unsettling, near-the-bone world in May We Know Them, with taut, vivid prose that grips the reader. A triumph of short fiction; this is the type of piece that the genre was made for.’ – Catherine Menon
May We Know Them will be included in the Fly on the Wall Press anthology, Of Myths and Mothers, due to be released in March 2022.
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Originally posted 2020-01-10 11:46:39.