Abigail August Smith has a one track mind. This year she vows to bring home the blue ribbon for Wellington County’s best pie contest, a traditional win for the women in her family, Abigail is the only August woman not to take home the prize.
How does a short story about a woman baking pies end up in an anthology honoring Mary Shelley with tales of apocalyptic, catastrophic woe?
My Blue Ribbon Pies, is a gruesome tale of gory pie devouring madness! You can find my story and many others in The Last Man Anthology, a collection of short stories inspired by Mary Shelley’s novel, The Last Man.
Tales of catastrophe, disaster and woe
Edited by Hunter Ligoure
A tribute to Mary Shelley, the mother of science fiction and her novel. “The Last Man”.
With stories by such luminaries as Ray Bradbury, C.J. Cherryh, Barry N. Malzberg and me.