ByKatrina Otuonye

Katrina Otuonye is a writer and editor based in Nashville, TN. Her work has appeared in a range of publications, including The Feminist Wire, Atticus Review, Crab Orchard Review and Litro Magazine.

  1. In Queens, on my way to the train, I swipe my Metrocard at the turnstile. I go through, just like I have a million times before. I’m halfway up the stairs when I hear someone yell, “Hey!”

    My stomach drops at the sight of the cop staring at me.