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Monica Brashears is an Affrilachian writer from Tennessee. She is a graduate of Syracuse University's MFA program. Her work has appeared in Nashville Review, Split Lip Magazine, Appalachian Review, The Masters Review, and more. House of Cotton is her first novel. Her short story, "The Skittering Thing," will be featured in The Black Girl Survives in This One: Horror Stories (Flatiron, 2024).