Glenn Erick Miller lives in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in northern New York. He has worked as a counselor, an editor, a teacher, and a photographer. His writing has appeared in several literary journals, and he has written for both local newspapers and national magazines. Most recently, his story “Essence” earned second place in the Adirondack Center for Writing’s annual contest.
To get to my job at the Quick ‘n Easy convenience store, I would cut behind the Catholic school, through the Chevy lot where my father used to work, and down the stretch of St. Mary’s Avenue that was squeezed between the old folks’ home and the cemetery.