We Pick Karen

We pick one from among us. Her name is Karen. Karen can’t believe it. Or at least she acts like she can’t. “Me?” Karen’s eyes, unremarkable only moments ago, become lost in the middle-distance, shimmering with light from a fixture mounted in the office’s drop ceiling. Yes, Karen, you. You have that special something. That […]

Jonathan Covert received his BFA from Emerson College in Boston, MA. His work has appeared in Four Ties Literary Review and Vine Leaves Press, and is forthcoming in The Columbia Review. He was recently awarded the Chicago University Graham School's 2017 Writer's Studio Student Prize. He currently lives in Chicago, IL.