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“I, Spy” by E.J. Levy

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She knows everything he does, any one he talks to, anything he says, as long as he’s doing it online. In fact, she feels closer to Geoff now than she ever did when they were together. She’s like a ghost, watching without being seen. It’s the best way to spend her time until it becomes the only way she spends her time. Now, tired of her efforts going unnoticed, she wants more.   


I, Spy

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About the Author
E.J. Levy’s writing has been featured in Best American Essays, The New York Times, and the Paris Review, among other publications, and has received a Pushcart Prize. Her debut story collection, Love, In Theory, won the 2012 Flannery O’Connor Award and the 2014 Great Lakes Colleges Association’s New Writers Award (previously awarded to Alice Munro and Louise Erdrich for first books); a French edition is forthcoming from Editions Rivages. Her anthology, Tasting Life Twice: Literary Lesbian Fiction by New American Writers, won a Lambda Literary Award. A graduate of Yale, she earned an MFA from Ohio State University, where she held a Presidential Fellowship; she teaches in the MFA Program at Colorado State University.
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