Picnic in Venice
by Konnie Ellis
Konnie Ellis is a writer and artist. She is the author of The Ice Dancer, The Dharma of Duluth, and The Poet’s Daughter. Her stories have appeared in various magazines and journals, including Lake Superior Magazine; Sojourner; Skylark; Weber Studies – Voices and Visions of the American West; and Lost Lake Folk Opera. She is the recipient of a Norcroft grant, and lives in Duluth, Minnesota with her husband, Robert Ellis, a pianist and composer. Konnie is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Duluth, and loves living in Minnesota after many years away in Colorado.