Tag: short stories

“I surely am the degradedest woman that ever lived.”

I was delighted to find that one of my all-time favorite short stories (surpassed only by “Watch With Me”, the most profound exploration of community and mental illness I have read), “A Half-Pint of Old Darling” by Wendell Berry, is...

/ July 9, 2018

“The Gig Economy”

This is a wild short story: Lately, I have not been feeling quite myself. I live on the internet, which is to say, I am a NEET living in my parents’ basement. In my online persona I pretend that I...

/ June 14, 2018

tara isabella burton, “the destroyer”

Tara Isabella Burton is one of the sharpest religion writers out there (here’s her Vox page), but she’s also a damn good fiction writer. I have longed for years to say, at year’s end, that I have read a novel...

/ February 8, 2018