100 short stories:: story 88

story: Risk Management

author: Alix Ohlin

year: 2017

where: skidmore college library, thunderstorms everywhere

note: from Kenyon Review 

a line: “You could see them congratulating themselves for hiring her every time they walked past the desk, where Little would be typing with blistering efficiency—she had those gel nails, and every week a different work of art was splayed across her hands, fireworks or hearts or skulls for Halloween—and simultaneously scheduling an appointment on the phone.”


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