J. C. Hallman

J. C. Hallman is the author of The Chess Artist and The Devil Is a Gentleman. “Autopoiesis for the Common Man” will appear in The Hospital for Bad Poets: Stories, to be published by Milkweed Editions in May.

Autopoiesis for the Common Man

I was dating two nurses at once. They were both older than me by a good margin. All they had in common with each other was nursehood and microbiology. But really there was very little difference between us. All autopoietic…