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The Stink

From: Just Pervs


In this short story, a narrator describes a pervasive stink that permeates a city in the summer and how it relates to her experiences with sex and infidelity throughout that time.



Jess Taylor

JESS TAYLOR is a Toronto writer and poet. She founded The Emerging Writers Reading Series in 2012. Pauls, her first collection of stories, was published by Book*hug Press in 2015. The title story from the collection, “Paul,” received the 2013 Gold Fiction National Magazine Award. Jess is currently at work on a novel and continuation of her life poem, “Never Stop.” She lives in Toronto.