Jennifer Levin lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her fiction has appeared in Evening Street Review, The Iowa Review, Freight Stories, and Twelve Stories. She is a staff writer for Pasatiempo Magazine at the Santa Fe New Mexican, where she writes about literature, theater, visual art, and social justice.
I don’t think I’m a slut, but I don’t understand the rules. I don’t know who invented them or where they’re written. Probably they’re in the Bible, so they probably come from God or Jesus or whoever—but if so, I’m not sure why they should pertain to me or why they suddenly pertain to everyone else.