Leslie Wootten’s interviews with Alberto Rios, Ron Carlson, and Melissa Pritchard have been published in Bloomsbury Review and elsewhere. She is currently writing a memoir about greyhound racing.
Jun 01 2000
She opened a shopping bag and pulled out a doll’s arm and leg. She placed the plastic body parts on the desk, along with inflatable lips and a plaster cast of teeth the orthodontist had given her when she was thirteen. The last object she retrieved from her bag was a malleable breast she had stolen from her gynecologist’s office. The breast was a tool the doctor used to show patients how to conduct proper breast exams.