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A.A. Balaskovits

A.A. Balaskovits is the author of Strange Folk You’ll Never Meet (2021, SFWP) and Magic for Unlucky Girls (2017, SFWP). Winner of the grand prize in the Santa Fe Literary Projects Literary Awards, her work has been featured in Best Small Fictions, Indiana Review, Story and many others. She is the co-editor in chief of Cartridge Lit.

May/June 2021

Removing

By A.A. Balaskovits

Time has paused—as much as time is capable—outside, but inside it shoots out of my skin in little black rows. I used to relish the act of knives scraping on […]