short stories and essays

SAD ROBOT #1
A painting sets the author on edge as she sees how much it resembles her adult life in Los Angeles
HOW NOT TO PLAY POOL
Pool balls and backstabbing bitches
WHAT BREAKS US IS WHAT SEPARATES US FROM THE ANIMALS
Lila walks away from a nuclear blast--and toward its center
SEE CARNIFEX (GONE LAME)
A horse walks into a bar
86 ON THE FISH
The narrator and her father discover a fish in his heart--and the limits of family ties
THE PRAGMATIST
Ayesha's husband is visited by Death, but has an out--provided he finds someone else to take his place
GYMNOPÉDIE PARIS
"Paris is good for heartbreak because you must buy fresh bread every morning..."
FOREVER HOLD YOUR PIECE
A man makes eggs for breakfast. Or doesn't.
THE TOTALITY OF SELFLESSNESS
The author grapples with the way her pregnancy impacts her personhood
THE ARTIST AND THE ASTERISK
Victor is torn between his art of bullfighting and his upcoming nuptials as the wedding costs keep rising
HELIOCENTRICITY
Even when you can talk to airplanes, your palms still get sweaty during takeoff
TRANSIT
The author tries to hang constellations on life's disconnected dates, divorces, drinks, and dialogue
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TRANSIT

The author tries to hang constellations on life's disconnected dates, divorces, drinks, and dialogue

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