Cover Photo: Photograph by Sérgio Alves Santos/Unsplash
Photograph by Sérgio Alves Santos/Unsplash

Whatever Doesn’t Kill Me

You’re safe now, said the plates, the walls, the glasses, even the golden chandelier that I hadn’t noticed before.

Megan Giddings is a fiction editor at The Offing and a features editor at The Rumpus. Her short stories have been recently published or are forthcoming in The Adroit Journal, Gulf Coast, and The Iowa Review. In 2018, she received a Barbara Deming Foundation grant for feminist fiction. Megan's debut novel, Lakewood, will be published by Amistad in 2020. More about her can be found at