The Material is a new series from Covered with Fur. It offers a glimpse of the story behind the story and encourages readers to consider writing as process and publishing as material practice. Kelly Ramsey’s “Ulysses S. Grant, His Horses,” is this month’s featured fiction.
Kelly Ramsey was born in Frankfort, Kentucky. Her fiction has appeared in The Mississippi Review, American Short Fiction, Hobart, and elsewhere. She lives in Austin, Texas.
THE COLT His father sent young Grant to purchase the colt. “Offer him fifteen,” his father said, “and let him bargain you up if you must, but don’t go over this twenty-five I’m giving you.” And Grant, buttoning the money in his breast pocket, galloped to Maysville. He was always the fastest boy with a […]