fiction by Nate Baker
Some of us were jumping for joy at the sight of the helicopter. . . I saw one man so excitedly signal to the greater world that he slipped from the hillside. . . . Others flipped them the bird and shouted obscenities
Nate Baker was born and raised in Eastern Kentucky and received a B.A. in Public History at Morehead State University. Like many other Appalachians from the area, he took the Hillbilly Highway to the Lexington metropolitan area for work, though he often returns home. He is currently enrolled in the University of Kentucky's Library Sciences MA program and works as a Museum Site Coordinator in Paris, Kentucky. “Rainy-Day Parade” is his debut publication.