Back in my bleak days, when I used to wait tables at LongHorn Steakhouse, a scrounger friend of mine called me about an opportunity. Those were the days of busting my hump for meager tips from ... [+]
Matt Goldberg is a writer and teacher whose stories have appeared in over twenty literary journals, including The Normal School, SmokeLong Quarterly, Porter House Review, and elsewhere. His work has also been selected for Best Small Fictions 2023. Matt earned his MFA from Temple University and lives in Philadelphia with his partner.
Frank and Viv sit down on their plush couch to watch some regularly scheduled programming. The duo made popcorn and have a fleece blanket pulled over their legs. They’re settled in for a relaxing ... [+]