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Sophie Sees Through

By Sue Preneta
Sophie had seen through three men in the past year. First and most importantly she’d seen through Joe, her husband of twenty-six years. But she was tired of thinking about that.

Executive First Class

By Jess Nicol
“I must be clear that although I am writing you with the knowledge and care of a Canada Air Communications Specialist, the contents of this note are written strictly from an individual standpoint (from Stuart Tweed the man, rather than Stuart Tweed, long-term Canada Air employee).”

Milk and Motherhood

By Sheila Heti and Dorothea Lasky
The novelist Sheila Heti and the poet Dorothea Lasky spoke over email for several weeks about their new books, Motherhood (Henry Holt) and Milk (Wave Books). Heti is the author of seven previous books, including the 2012 novel How Should a Person Be? which was a New York Times Notable Book and was called by Time magazine “one of the most talked-about books of the year.” Lasky is the author of four previous full-length collections of poetry, including ROME (Liveright/W.W. Norton) and Thunderbird, Black Life, and AWE, all from Wave Books.