I am very glad to start the year with a short piece of fiction selected for the Winter 2021 issue of Up North Literary Journal. I hope the New Year is better for all of us – everywhere. Blessings. Dawn Erickson — Up North Lit Up North Lit


I’m pleased to say I have a piece of flash fiction up at  Cease, Cows. Check it out or read many of the other fine pieces they have.   My piece does have a CW: assault. TV Vampires by Dawn Erickson


Our mouths are full of blue corn chips when we see the hit.  We pause our chewing to mumble and point out at the dark, windshield wipers batting at the rain.  We are sure we saw something. Saw something rush out on the road and into the headlights of the car ahead.   “Possum?” I…