Janna Pate received her MA in English from TCU, where she studied poetry with B.H. Fairchild and fiction with Cynthia Shearer. Her fiction has appeared in descant. Janna currently resides in New York City.
Janna Pate: Because You Were Older
You built your own table, the bare boards exposed. By yourself, you kept the top clean, marble smooth. What’s more, you prepared for this dinner, you measured your sauces in stone sake saucers, speckled with pinches of thyme and flicked sage. You knew your spices. But, because you were a man, you could fixate on […]