Human Stories, Boldly Told
Flor Edwards received her MFA in nonfiction from the University of California, Riverside. She has a BA in journalism and her memoir "Apocalypse Child: A Life in End Times" is forthcoming from Turner Publishing on March 13, 2018.
I spent my childhood waiting for the apocalypse. When it never came, I grasped at anything I could to feel in control, from binge drinking to suicide.
A clandestine cult with twenty children to a room, no outside music, movies or books, and no contact beyond the compound. For the first fifteen years of my life, this was my normal.
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