Hilary Zaid

Hilary Zaid is an alumnus of the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the Tin House Writers’ Workshop. Her short fiction has appeared in Lilith Magazine, the Southwest Review, CALYX, and other journals. Longlisted for the 2019 Northern California Independent Booksellers’ Award, her novel Paper is White is a 2019 Foreword Indies silver medalist and the winner of the 2019 Independent Publishers’ Book Award.

All We Have is Where We’ve Been

Alicia Dorman folded the candy packet over three times, stuffed it back into the box upside down and pushed it toward Casey: “Put that away where I can’t see it. If I can’t see it, I won’t remember we have it. If I don’t remember it, I won’t want it.”