Richard Dry is an English instructor at Las Positas College and a former Senior Mental Health Assistant who worked with emotionally disturbed youth. Leaving won the Joseph Henry Jackson Award from the San Francisco Foundation and Intersection for the Arts and was nominated for The Pushcart Editor's Prize. Dry lives with his wife in El Cerrito, California.
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Winner of the Joseph Henry Jackson Award
Pushcart Editors' Prize Nominee
In 1959, newly-widowed and pregnant Ruby Washington and her thirteen-year-old half brother, Easton,...