Making the Grand Romantic Gesture
In our seven years together, we’ve thrived on routine. We’ve done long-distance before, but never quite like this.
You’ve Got Mail.
10 Things I Hate About You
When Harry Met Sally
Daniel Tam-Claiborne is a multiracial essayist and author of the short story collection What Never Leaves. His writing has appeared in Literary Hub, Off Assignment, The Rumpus, Huffington Post, and elsewhere. A 2022 NEA Literature Fellow, he has also received fellowships and awards from the U.S. Fulbright Program, Kundiman, Writing By Writers, and others. Daniel holds degrees from Oberlin College, Yale University, and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College, and is currently completing a novel set against the backdrop of contemporary U.S.-China relations.
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