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….
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.