What Makes You Think You're Awake?
These edgy stories contain a potent mix of stark realism, fantasmic sexuality, and fabulism—in other words, they are eerily prescient about our current life. Poland even managed to write about a pandemic before the present one occurred. Already well published, Poland will work to place some of the unpublished stories from the collection in prominent publications such as LitHub and Catapult. This collection will appeal to fans of Carmen Maria Machado, Karen Russell, or even Shirley Jackson.