Mark L. Keats was adopted from South Korea at the age of three. He earned his MFA in fiction from the University of Maryland and has received fellowships from Kundiman and The Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Cosmonauts Avenue, Joyland Magazine, Hyphen Magazine, Waxwing, The Offing, Smokelong Quarterly, and others. He is currently a PhD candidate in English and Creative Writing at Texas Tech University.
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“You know,” Jack Sr. said, kneading the wool cap between his fingers, “Jack didn’t live with us for about three weeks after he came out to his mother and me.“