Short stories by Meng Jin

Meng is the author of the novel little gods (Custom House) and the short story collection Self-Portrait with Ghost (Mariner). She is a Kundiman fellow, a David TK Wong fellow, a Steinbeck fellow, and indebted to many other institutions, granting bodies, and kind humans for their support. Her short fiction has been anthologized in the Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Prizes, and her books have been nominated for the PEN/Faulkner, PEN/Open Book Award, NYPL Young Lions Prize, and the LATimes First Fiction Prize. She is currently writing a fake memoir, for which she received a 2021 Creative Capital Award.

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A young woman prepares in case there is a natural disaster, unaware that wildfires, earthquakes, and stormy politics have already begun — and will continue — to complicate her relationship with her boyfriend.