I knew how these small moments could accumulate over time, threading back to one another, changing how you behaved in the world.
Alexandra Chang's debut novel Days of Distraction (Ecco / HarperCollins) is forthcoming in 2020. Her short stories have appeared in Zoetrope: All-Story, Glimmer Train, LARB Quarterly Journal, and elsewhere. She received her MFA from Syracuse University and currently lives in Ithaca, NY. You can find more at: alexandrachang.com