ByAmy Sayre Baptista

Amy Sayre Baptista's writing has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Luna Luna, Ninth Letter, and other journals. She has received fellowships from SAFTA (2015), CantoMundo (2012), and the Disquiet Literary Festival (2010). She has an MFA in Fiction from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and lives in Chicago, Illinois.

  1. You can train a man on most things he needs to know using regular table food, my Auntie Gin says. See this? She pinches an inch of skin above her hip. That’s lard that got that there. That’s the beginning of I don’t give a good goddamn, and I will fuck strangers in your absence. Be a witness to my warning, is my philosophy.