Short stories by Ruth Joffre.

Ruth Joffre was born and raised in Northern Virginia. Her mother was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia, in 1950, and Ruth has taken her mother's maiden name to honor her. After leaving Virginia, Ruth earned her BA from Cornell University and her MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She now lives in Seattle, where she currently serves as the Hugo House Prose Writer-in-Residence and co-organizes the Fight for Our Lives performance series. Ruth is the author of the story collection Night Beast, which was longlisted for The Story Prize. Her fiction and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Pleiades, Gulf Coast, Prairie SchoonerThe Masters ReviewLightspeedHayden's Ferry ReviewMid-American Review, Nashville ReviewCopper Nickel, PANK, and elsewhere. Her fifteen-part interview series with the authors, editors, and curators of craft books and resources is freely available on the Kenyon Review blog

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A young woman WHERE struggles to fill her days with love as the clock on her wrist says she won't find her soulmate for another 62 years.