“Mañana?” Raúl said. “Tomorrow,” Larissa said. She could practically smell Tecate through the phone line. “I wait for you,” she heard as she shoved the receiver into its wall mount and returned to the living room where her roommate Bev sprawled in front of the television. “Refugee?” Bev asked. “Again? Don’t know why you put… [Read More]
Jennifer Sears, recipient of a 2018 NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Prose and a 2018 Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts, has work published or forthcoming in the Kenyon Review, Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading Series, Guernica, Fiction International, Ninth Letter, Fence, Scoundrel Time, and other literary journals. Her short story “The Interrogator Recites a Love Song,” originally published in Witness, was noted in Best American Short Stories 2016 and published as an e-book by the New York Public Library in collaboration with Plympton. She teaches English at New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn.