Excerpt: I Am My Beloveds

My Beloveds Illustration

   (Listen to the audio of “I Am My Beloveds,” read by Jacob Dawes) By Jonathan Papernick Ben sat alone on his and Shira’s sensible microfiber couch, laptop propped on his knees, entirely miserable. Shira was out canoodling with her girlfriend again, while Ben scrolled through a dizzying carousel of profile pics on Tinder, leaden […]