Cover Photo: Photograph by Scott Umstattd/Flickr
Photograph by Scott Umstattd/Flickr

A Recipe for Survival

Your stomach hurts because all you’ve eaten this week is frozen yogurt—but it is a hurt you can bear more than hunger.

hey, if we have to steal something to eat, it might as well be something good.

I guess


Dorothy Bendel's writing has appeared in The Threepenny Review, The Believer, Literary Hub, Catapult, The New York Times, and additional publications. Find her at or @DorothyBendel.