Sadie Hoagland

Sadie Hoagland has a PhD. in fiction from the University of Utah and an MA in Creative Writing/Fiction from UC Davis. Her fiction has appeared in The Alice Blue Review, The Black Herald, Mikrokosmos Journal, South Dakota Review, Sakura Review, Grist Journal, Oyez Review, Passages North, Five Points and elsewhere. She is a former editor of Quarterly West, and currently teaches fiction at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her work can be read at


She was in the gas station bathroom, her mother and brother waiting outside by the car — not waiting the way she imagined, still and huddled like horses in the cold, breaths bursting from their ...