Author Belle Boggs read her short story “Deer Season” at the 2016 Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference.
Boggs is the author of Mattaponi Queen (Graywolf Press, 2010), a collection of linked stories set along Virginia’s Mattaponi River, and The Art of Waiting: on Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood (Graywolf Press, 2016). Mattaponi Queen was awarded the Bakeless Prize, the Library of Virginia Literary Award, and was a finalist for the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. Boggs’s stories and essays have appeared in the Paris Review, Harper’s, Orion, Glimmer Train, the Oxford American, Slate, Ecotone, and other publications. She teaches in the MFA program at North Carolina State University.