Marie Helen-Bertino


The Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “Anna George” by Melissa Goodrich

  The traditional short story’s primary building blocks depend heavily on logic. A character’s desire meets with a series of escalating obstacles until finally a climax is reached and that desire is fulfilled (or not) in a satisfying, plausible way. Melissa Goodrich’s “Anna George” (Passages North, Issue 36) flows far more associatively through its title…