A story by faculty member Lauren Groff appears at the New Yorker:GROFF Lauren, writer - © BASSO CANNARSA/LUZ

It is Halloween; she’d almost forgotten.

At the corner, a man is putting sand and tea-light candles into white paper bags.

He will later return with a lighter, filling the dark neighborhood with a glowing grid for the trick-or-treaters.

She wonders if it’s not hazardous to allow small uncoördinated people with polyester hems near so many flames.

Continue reading the story online, and check out an interview with Lauren about writing the story (which includes a Warren Wilson mention!) here.

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