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Listen to these 6-minute stories
from both new voices and experienced writers
from the Personal Story Publishing Project anthologies:
Bearing Up (2018) and Exploring (2019).
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"A Place I Can Still Find" by Chris Helvey

going home

A writer discovers that he does remember how to find the road back to a childhood place, the home of his grandparents. Memories replenished overshadow the changes across 40 years.


Chris Helvey lives in Frankfort, Kentucky. His short stories have appeared in numerous reviews and journals, including Kudzu, The Chaffin Journal, Best New Writing, New Southerner, Bayou, Dos Passos Review, and Coal City Review. His novel, Whose Name I Did Not Know, and his short story collection, Claw Hammer, are both available from Hopewell Publications. His latest novel, Snapshot, was recently released by Livingston Press. Helvey currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Trajectory Journal.

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