By Jenna Leigh Evans

Jenna Leigh Evans is a writer and editor of literary fiction, living the dream in her pajamas 24/7. She has an irrational fear of Facebook but will happily respond to email: you can find her at

  1. Previous short stories featured on The Toast can be found here. They hadn’t expected sleaze at their romantic getaway, but sleazy it was. The motel’s parking lot was crazed with cracks, and loose tiles flapped from the carport roof. Huddled into the shelter of a payphone, a woman with fried blonde hair was cursing into the receiver and blowing jets of smoke out of her nose. Claudia and Leonie looked at her, and they…