Lucy Zhang writes, codes, and watches anime. Her work has appeared in DIAGRAM, Three-Lobed Burning Eye, Four Way Review, The Cincinnati Review, The Portland Review, West Branch and elsewhere. Her work is included in Best Microfiction 2021 and Best Small Fictions 2021.
The grim reaper once told her that she’d fall in love in her fifteenth life. But here she was, seated on a squeaky office chair in front of a desk too low for her elbows, back hunched and eyes squinting at the monitor….