Short stories by Kristen Iskandrian

Kristen Iskandrian is the author of the novel MOTHEREST. Other work has been published in The Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Short Stories, Tin House, Ploughshares, ZYZZYVA, McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern, and many other places. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband Brian Connell and their two daughters, Beatrice and Simone.

Listing 2 stories.

During an overnight field trip to a museum, an elementary-aged girl who claims to be good with boys despite her mediocre looks tries to spend some time alone with her crush, but her crush's helicopter mother keeps interfering.

When a middle-aged lawyer in contemporary Indiana discovers that he has a powerfully sensitive palate, he suddenly finds himself with riches, fame, and a mid-life crisis.