The classified ad said only PHONE WORK and a number. “Look,” he said. “It’s not what anybody’d call honest work.”
Jenny Irish lives in Tempe, Arizona, where she is grateful to serve as the Assistant Director of the Creative Program at Arizona State University (where she has the best students and colleagues). Her work has appeared in Barrow Street, Colorado Review, Epoch, and Ninth Letter. Her collection, Common Ancestor, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press.