Masha Rumer

Masha Rumer (“The Bread Muse”) teaches college journalism and writing in San Francisco and holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature. Her work has appeared in Vestal Review,, The Moscow Times, The Huffington Post, Dow Jones Newswires and others, and won awards from the New York Press Association.

The Bread Muse

Yesterday, she was doing it again, soaring above my head during her regular shift. She flits around on her broom above the sleeping cities, wearing espadrilles and doling out flour to the people down below. ...