Listserv

It starts with just one email. Dr. Daniels wants everyone to know that he’ll be holding a workshop on the topic of the job market later this month and graduate students in the department are encouraged to attend and to bring their cv’s. But Krystal can’t attend. She has a dentist appointment. She wants to … More Listserv

Saturday in Pajamas

Saturday nights always dim slower than the week and fill with the smell of berries and tea and incense pulled through open windows. Saturday fans spin air everywhere like balloons untied in the bedroom. My hair twirls to the side of my eyes and I think I look pretty again. If I only stare at … More Saturday in Pajamas

Scared of the Dark

It’s the time of night when even dogs sleep quietly and the crickets are louder than the cars. The TV is on mute and the fan spins unstably overhead. I have read every email, liked every Facebook post, nobody wants to chat. It’s the time of night I start to feel very uneasy about being … More Scared of the Dark