Maria Rapoport is a New York-based writer who was born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her work has appeared in The Iowa Review and The Pinch, been produced by The Shotgun Players, and received an Iowa Review Award in creative nonfiction. She has been an Edward Albee Foundation Fellow and is currently a participant in Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program, where's she's working on a collection of experimental short fiction.
We wanted to spend the night. We were displaced. The city was blinking and winking. In restaurants, in the street, illuminated bodies carried unseen heads. The house suited our needs: it was free, the rooms were largea red kitchen, down the hall rooms, rooms we went exploring until.