Jamie Hittman

Jamie Hittman (she/her) received her MFA in creative writing from Queens College (2014) and her medical degree from The University of Maryland, Baltimore (2018). She has short stories published or forthcoming in Every Day Fiction, Penumbric, and Vanishing Point, among others. She lives and practices medicine in Baltimore and is currently querying her first novel. Find her on Twitter: @nimbustiel.

This detail of an image by Paolo Mascagni (1755-1815) depicts an "exploded view" of human internal anatomy.

The Incredible Exploding Woman

Walt returned from work to find that his wife had exploded in the middle of the living room.  At ground zero was a great bloody starburst, and at its center were Molly’s slippered feet, blown ...