Ten Days of Winter, 1892

Ten Days of Winter, 1892

I wrote this piece of fiction for Vermont Stage Company and its 7-performance show, Winter Tales, Dec. 6-10, 2017 at FlynnSpace in Burlington, VT.  It consists of a small glimpse of the life of a young woman living in rural Vermont in 1892.

The story grew out of a real journal I was given in 1999 and subsequent research I conducted on life and conditions in 1892 in Northeast Kingdom, Vermont, which is, to this day, one of the most rural locations on the East Coast. This 3,100 word piece represents a small slice of a large novel that has been growing in my brain.

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