Mary Rechner

Mary Rechner is the author of the story collection Nine Simple Patterns for Complicated Women (Propeller Books). In addition to the Kenyon Review, her stories have appeared in journals such as Burnside Review, New England Review, and Washington Square. Her mini-story collection, Marrying Friends, is forthcoming from Shebooks.

Spring 2005

Teeth

By Mary Rechner

By the time the dentist arrived in the cubicle, Darla’s back hurt from sitting in the chair. The hygienist had already suggested whitening, straightening, and a night guard. Apparently Darla […]