Kim Brooks received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow. Upon graduating, she was awarded a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. Her fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in the Alaska Quarterly Review, Meridian, and Epoch. She is currently finishing a novel. 
Sep 01 2005
We Think the World of You
For months Allen Jensen moped ceaselessly, then fell into something deeper. He blamed his job at first, then the unexpected death of a cousin he had never really known, but finally he concluded that there was no reason at all for his feelings of sadness and dread. He, himself, was the reason.