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They Belong Only to Themselves

Brandon Taylor

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In They Belong Only to Themselves, two strangers become entwined in each other’s lives during a potluck dinner and struggle with the consequences.

Brandon Taylor is the associate editor of Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading and a staff writer at Literary Hub. His writing has received fellowships from Lambda Literary, Kimbilio Fiction, and the Tin House Summer Writer’s workshop. He currently lives in Iowa City, where he is a student at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in fiction. His debut novel is forthcoming from Riverhead Books.

Praise & Reviews

In these beautiful stories, you’ll see yourself staring right back, mouthing the words, ‘Keep turning the pages. It’ll be okay—maybe not now, but someday.’ — Michael J Seidlinger

[A] tense, moving, and saddening read all in one. — Jamie Stedmond