The Terrible Degas
R.w. Meek’s short story, “The Terrible Degas,” won Honorable Mention in the 2021 Dillydoun International Fiction Prize. You may access the full story as a PDF by clicking here, or by clicking on the cover below. If you wish to purchase the print anthology, you may do so on Amazon (Buy Now) or check with your favorite bookseller.
R. w. Meek has a Masters Degree in Art History from the American University in Washington D.C. and currently lives in Delray Beach, Florida. “The Terrible Degas” is an excerpt from the yet-to-be published historical fiction novel The Dream Collector, taking place in the exciting art milieu of late 19th Century Paris. The protagonist, Julie Forette, after meeting Sigmund Freud, sets out to collect from the major Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artists their one revealing dream. (website: ronmeekauthor.com)
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