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Tuesday, December 08, 2020


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Sari Grandstaff is a high school librarian in the Mid-Hudson Valley/Catskill Mountains of New York State. Her work has appeared in many places including Chronogram, Eastern Structures, and The New Verse News. Being born on Christmas Day she still has visions of sugar plums dancing in her head.