ByC. Morgan Babst

C. Morgan Babst is a New Orleans native and a reluctant Brooklynite. Her debut novel, The Floating World, about a family’s struggle to rebuild their lives following Hurricane Katrina, will be published in Spring 2017 by Algonquin. Chat with her on Twitter @cmorganbabst

  1. 1. Just let go of the wheel and keep your foot on the gas, I heard myself think it, simple as an item on the To Do. I had just left my father’s house, and I was speeding towards an intersection when the lights turned—it was like I saw it from above, the cars screaming towards each other in a x of red and white—but I felt no fear of crashing. No itch either. I…