I may not be a genius every day...

...but today I have a short story up on Everyday Genius. This month is edited by Penina Roth of the great Franklin Park Reading Series. The story, "The New Game," is about being a teacher. Opening paragraph: 

The children erect a gallows out of desks, cardboard, and ribbon. A child is hung, and then buried in the locker room under a pile of backpacks. The child is made to remain there, held down by two of the larger boys if necessary, for at least thirty seconds.

Check it out. 

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