Tommy Dean interviews Pamela Painter, whose story “Letting Go” was first published in New Flash Fiction Review, and reprinted in NEW MICRO (W.W. Norton & Co., 2018). Her second story in NEW MICRO is “Help” first published in Five Points.
I’m standing at the south rim of the Grand Canyon taking photographs of florid purple striations, of undulating rock that sinks to alarming depths.
“What are you thinking?” her husband asked her. In their twenty years of marriage he had never asked her that.