A man, who was leaving, asked me to write a story. He said he was going on an errand – a meeting with his accountant, a lunch with his cable guy, a high tea with a small herd of white rhinos – I wasn’t sure which. It was tax season. He promised to be back in eight hours, or so, an equivalent of a short story, he said, give or take. Smart man: no one should be writing novels in … [Read more...]
About Marina Petrova
Marina Petrova's stories have appeared on Catapult and in The Conium Review. Her book reviews have appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, LARB, and Late Night Library. She received an MFA from The New School and lives in New York City.