In episode 22 of NER Out Loud, Katie Moulton reads an excerpt from “The Elvis Room” followed by a conversation with Middlebury student Becca Clark.
Carrie R. Moore
That summer, vermin fled the Alabama heat, scrambled into the pool, and drowned. They must’ve been compelled by the pumps churning the water, the waves cresting teal-blue from the pool’s sides before flattening in the middle. The pool carried so much from the shallow end to the deep and back . . .