Wagyu Fungo


Best Short Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week: “Wagyu Fungo” by Soon Wiley

I remember a conversation I had with a professor in grad school, where we discussed the various blessings and difficulties of trying to produce art using the same materials—language—used for so many other, less graceful, purposes (for example, junk mail and mudslinging). In “Wagyu Fungo,” (Harpur Palate) explores a similar dynamic, though from the perspective…