What is it like to be you? he was always asking, in his way, and it seemed a stupid question then. I didn’t know. I could lie better than I could tell the truth. I hadn’t left yet....more
Joselyn Takacs is a Provost Fiction Fellow in the Creative Writing and Literature PhD program at University of Southern California. She holds an MFA from Johns Hopkins University. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Narrative, Tin House’s Flash Fridays, Los Angeles Review of Books, DIAGRAM, Columbia: A Journal of Art and Literature, and elsewhere. She lives and teaches writing in Los Angeles.