Aram Mrjoian is the Editor-in-Chief of The Rumpus and a 2022 Creative Armenia - AGBU Fellow. His writing has appeared in Catapult, Electric Literature, West Branch, Boulevard, Gulf Coast, Longreads, and many other publications. Find his work at arammrjoian.com.
Okay, a quick confession—I’m terrible at gifting. I occasionally land on the mark, but most of the time my ideas are either wild guesses or something thrown together in a panic, and I often fall back on the classics . . .