Anne Miano won the 1996 Missouri Review Editors’ Prize in fiction. This is her first published story.
Mar 01 1997
My apartment sits above a liquor store in a questionable part of town. I delight in telling this because it suggests a degree of daring, a worldliness I cannot claim, as though I keep a Harley out back or red shoes in my closet. I fantasize that I will one day be as fascinating as my apartment, but this is unlikely.