Kathryn Chetkovich lives in Boulder Creek, California, where she works as a freelance editor. Her essay, “Envy,” was published in The Best American Essays 2004. Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in The Georgia Review, New England Review, Mississippi Review, ZYZZYVA, and The Threepenny Review.
Jun 01 1990
All These Gifts
When the news that Dinah was getting involved with a married man fired through the family, her brother Cal called to remind her that men were like buses: there would be another one along in five minutes. He was handsome and affable, and he was speaking from personal experience.