Lily Meyer is a writer and translator from Washington, D.C. She is a regular reviewer for NPR Books, and her fiction and criticism appear in the Atlantic, NewYorker.com, the Poetry Foundation, the Sewanee Review, and more. She is a PhD candidate in fiction at the University of Cincinnati and a two-time fiction grant recipient from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities, and won the Sewanee Review Fiction Contest in 2018. Her translation of Claudia Ulloa Donoso?s Little Bird: Stories is forthcoming from Deep Vellum.
ClearanceBy María José Navia and Lily Meyer
My eyes go straight to the money on the table. Right there, in the kitchen, a couple centimeters from the fruit bowl and the huge cookie jar. My sisters kids are watching TV.