About: Margaret Verble

Margaret Verble lives in Lexington, Kentucky, and Old Windsor, Berkshire, and makes a living as an educator. She has several published short stories and more than a few academic articles. This is the second of her stories published originally by the literary journal Arkansas Review. “I appreciate the Post's interest in light fiction,” Verble says. “I believe humor sheds as much light on the human condition as ‘serious’ fiction does—but it's not all the rage with journal editors.”

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Illustration of a turkey
Since the Shawnee

When Sheriff Jerry Lovell hears strange reports that wild turkeys are roaming about his small town, his investigation turns up even weirder happenings between the More