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Jenwah is still reeling from a bad breakup when her coworker sets her up with Gabe Dove. Out with a fellow Asian for the first time, she finds their commonality both attractive and repellant, intimate and embarrassing, familiar and dangerously distancing. As their relationship deepens, Jenwa is both alert and blind to her own motives, treating Gabe Dove in ways even she doesn’t understand.
About the Author
Sonya Larson’s short fiction and essays have appeared in Best American Short Stories 2017, American Short Fiction, American Literary Review, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Chronicle, Audible.com, West Branch, Salamander, Memorious, Del Sol Review, Red Mountain Review, The Hub, and more. She has received honors and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, Vermont Studio Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison, St. Botolph Club Foundation, and more. Sonya currently works as Director of the Muse and the Marketplace literary conference, hosted by GrubStreet in Boston, as well as Director of GrubStreet’s race and advocacy work. She received an MFA in fiction at the Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and is currently writing a novel.