June’s mother is getting married and there’s nothing June can do about it. Deep Breaths Underwater is a family drama by Meghan Rose Allen, set in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario.
Health care workers on a night out unwind, allowing the anxieties and passions they’ve had to suppress on the job finally uncoil, like tendrils creeping out into the world – and into each other. Written with empathy and panache, this story is a moment of briefly flaring humanity – of people granted a temporary reprieve from professionalism, and not quite knowing what to do with it. Read Story