Action by: Caitlin Myer
Date(s) - 03/08/2017
ACTION: READ THIS SHORT BY CAITLIN MYERS
I want to tell you about the nail salon. This is what we did in the old days. Almost all women, and we would compliment each other on the color we chose, we’d talk with the aestheticians about our children and their birthday parties, we’d shake our heads at all the time they spent on social media.
Do you remember? When gel polish versus French manicure was an important decision. When the nail salon with its dingy lavender walls kept the night outside the doors, when the only male might be a little boy, running from chair to chair.
Continue reading Blue Nails on our Medium page available on 3/8/17.
Caitlin Myer’s home is her suitcase. In the past five years, she’s been on five continents and has lived in several countries. Myer completed a residency in spring of 2012 at MacDowell Colony, where she was recipient of a fellowship from the Rona Jaffe Foundation, for her in-progress novel, Red Wagon. Her memoir/essay “Positive I Don’t Have a Uterus” was recently published in The Butter, and her short story “Everything a Woman Should Have” in Cultural Weekly. Other short stories have been published in charming, short-lived literary magazines, online journals and the occasional anthology.