Alum Ronald Alexander (fiction, ’13) has a short story, a queer translation of Ernest Hemingway’s “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber,” featured on Queen Mob’s Tea House:
At lunchtime they were all sitting under the flap of the dining tent, behaving as if nothing had happened.
“Do you want white or red wine?” MacAlister asked.
“I’ll have the Chablis,” Sergio Gonzales told him.
“I’ll have a Chablis too,” MacAlister’s companion said.
“Let’s make it simple,” MacAlister agreed. “I’ll tell the boy to bring the Chablis.”
The cook’s assistant had already removed two bottles from the icy water of the plastic cooler and was toweling them off with a dirty rag that he had pulled from the hip pocket of his jeans.
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