Remains of Conception


From: Hard Ticket


"Remains of Conception" by Carmella Gray-Cosgrove explores parenthood, loss, community, breastfeeding, a baby’s perspective of the world, heaviness, and constant comparison.



Carmella Gray-Cosgrove

Carmella Gray-Cosgrove is from Vancouver and has lived in St. John’s for twelve years. Her writing has appeared in PRISM International, Broken Pencil, the New Quarterly, and elsewhere. Her debut short story collection, Nowadays and Lonelier, won the BMO Winterset Award and was shortlisted for the NLCU Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers. Carmella is a fiction editor at Riddle Fence.