Bert discovers the salt in an ordinary salt shaker gives him the power to see his life through the eyes of his deceased wife. This magical realist short story is the first story in The Space Within These Lines
collection exploring memory and loss in an effort to show that which connects all people, the power of love. The Memory of a Salt Shaker
first appeared November 2011 in issue 15 of Up The Staircase Quarterly
and was nominated by the editorial staff for the 2012 Million Writers Award.
Cover design by Sabine Krauss
Photo by Robyn Oliver
Total page count 20