Elsewhere: August 15, 2012 Story Spotlight (Carve Magazine)


For Carve‘s August 15, 2012 Story Spotlight, I cover Yuvi Zalkow’s fall 2007 story, “When My Body Smashed Into the Sidewalk.” Told in posthumous narration, this surreal story covers the intersecting lives (and deaths) of a man who had jumped off a burning building (a deliberate conjuration of the 9/11 World Trade Center fire and collapse) and the woman who had the misfortune of being in the wrong spot at the right time:  The man fell right in front of her, his body’s collision with the ground imprinted in her mind for the rest of her life.

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