An American Legend Becomes an Anti-Gun Fable in ‘House of Penance’
The woman hunches in the dark, pulling the bullets apart. “Brass and powder,” she says. “Powder and brass.” She pulls the brass from its casing, pours the powder into a bucket and the places the brass in a separate bucket. The house creaks and red tendrils of living blood... Read more

Matthew Gault

Contributing Editor