Constant Worth


The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “Constant Worth” by Jon Willer

Over the last few years, Vice President Joe Biden has popularized the refrain, “Show me your budget, and I’ll tell you what you value.” As the title suggests, the dark, epistolary comedy “Constant Worth” by Jon Willer (Paper Darts) explores the values shown through personal economics, both in the present and historically. The story begins with…