Renee Simms

Renee Simms’s writing appears or is forthcoming in Oxford American, Callaloo, LitHub, Southwest Review, North American Review, the Rumpus, and elsewhere. She’s received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kimbilio, the Ragdale Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, and PEN America. Her debut story collection, Meet Behind Mars, was published by Wayne State University Press in 2018.

The Fortune Years of Nathan Cook

Nathan demands details from Rocio once again. She lowers her eyelids as she speaks. The way her eyes move furiously beneath the skin, as if she’s exhausted by his questioning, puts him in a volatile mood. She doesn’t seem to…