I'm pleased to have my story "Lifeboat Drill" appear in the summer issue of Gone Lawn.
I started writing this story on an airplane, listening to the safety briefing. The instructions about looking for the exit, inflating your life vest, and fastening your own oxygen mask first gave me the idea for the story.
Ann Hillesland writes fiction and essays. Her work has appeared in many literary journals, including Fourth Genre, Bayou, The Laurel Review, and Sou’wester.
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