“You could have the baby,” he said. “Best case scenario, it would absolutely destroy my relationship, like completely burn it to the ground, and then we would get together. It would be hard, but I would do it.”
Lizzy Acker’s work has been published in Nano Fiction, Fanzine, We Who Are About To Die, Joyland, and elsewhere, and she is a coeditor and writer for KQED Pop. She has read with Bang Out, RADAR, Quiet Lightning, and others. Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press. She was born in Oregon but now lives in San Francisco.