The Girl in the Black Sweater

“The Girl in the Black Sweater” is the chapbook portion of a longer work of the same name. With a growing daughter and a wife falling apart daily, “The Girl in the Black Sweater” narrates how a man creates an affair with the perfect non-existent girl in order to break the monotony with his mostly invisible wife and the daughter who he feels never should have been.

Read portions of “The Girl in the Black Sweater” here:

“A Love Story That Takes Place on the Inside of a Whale” : This Zine Will Change Your Life

“On the Streets She is Everyone” : Whitefish Review

“The Moon and the Mud and the Way She Was” : Forge

“Peeling Him Across” : Holy Cuspidor

“In Her Looking” : Blue Print Review

“In Their Palms” : Pequin (forthcoming)

“Living in the Blink” : The Externalist (forthcoming)


Buy the entire chapbook from Trainwreck Press, or directly from J. A. Tyler at author@aboutjatyler.com


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