We knew the things the Yale boys said about us, as if we were zombies. Still, we sold them our drugs.
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Emily Jace McLaughlin is a fiction writer and screenwriter. Her short stories have appeared in Catapult, Vice, Cutbank, and Fiction, among other places. She is a graduate of the Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan, where she won seven Hopwood awards for her novel, short stories, essays, and play. You can visit her at emilyjacemclaughlin.com
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