The Moon Over the River Lethe
Dance marathons, interstate driving, fear, forgetfulness: my all-nighters
Day to Night
no choice have
Heart in Motion
I’m a-WAKEI’m a-WAKE I’m a-WAKE I’m a-WAKE.
Firefly The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
I am going to die,
. Sit with thisDon’t forget this is happening. Tomorrow, you will probably push this away. But here, remember.
Carmen Maria Machado’s debut short story collection, Her Body and Other Parties, is forthcoming from Graywolf Press. She is a fiction writer, critic, and essayist whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, The Paris Review, AGNI, NPR, LA Review of Books, Best American Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for a Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award, and received the 2015-2016 Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the Clarion Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers’ Workshop, and lives in Philadelphia with her partner.
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