Ploughshares has published “Pie,” a story by Boston College Professor of English Suzanne Matson, as a part of its Ploughshares Solos series. Set in post World War II America, “Pie” depicts the thrill and danger inherent in the American dream of unrestricted liberty. Read an excerpt. Matson, a novelist and poet, is the author of The Tree-Sitter, A Trick of Nature, The Hunger Moon, Durable Goods and Sea Level. Best known for the award-winning Ploughshares literary journal, Ploughshares has been publishing high quality American literature since 1971. Ploughshares Solos is a series of long stories and essays published first in a digital format, and then collected annually in the Ploughshares Solos Omnibus. “Pie” is available now as a Kindle Single.