Bret Anthony Johnston

Bret Anthony Johnston is the author of Remember Me Like This and Corpus Christi: Stories, and he’s the editor of Naming the World and Other Exercises for the Creative Writer. Recent work appears in the Atlantic, Virginia Quarterly Review, Glimmer Train Stories, and The Best American Short Stories. He directs the creative writing program at Harvard University.

Miss McElroy

Soon she’d climb onto the pier and make her way to the trailer. Part of him wanted to stay and wait for her like before, but he knew he wouldn’t.