Super – Yume Kitasei

The last time Jack Wu jumped off a building, he nearly lost an arm clipping the fire escape. Something wrong with his takeoff. Maybe it took a few seconds longer to catch an upstream or something, he didn’t know. God, it had hurt like hell. But then he was up in the arms of the grey sky again, his hands out in front of him in the night above the city, looking for trouble. When …

A question for Yume Kitasei

Q: Where do you write?

A: Where I write is really a factor of when I write. My job can keep me busy, so I have to seize the fifteen to thirty-minute chunks whenever I can. In fact, I get some of my best writing done on the subway standing up, wedged between one person’s pointy elbow and another ’s backpack (oof, dude), tap-tapping away with two thumbs. I’ll start in the early morning on my laptop on a small green table in my bedroom while eating breakfast, email my work in progress to myself so I can continue on my phone on the way to work, and then end my day sprawled on the living room couch to finish it out for the night.

So short answer: everywhere, anywhen.


Yume Kitasei’s story “Super
in Metaphorosis Friday, 25 October 2019.
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About Yume Kitasei

Yume Kitasei lives in Brooklyn, NY with two terrible cats, Filibuster and Boondoggle. She believes everyone has a super power. Hers is the ability to make the perfect cup of coffee.

www.yumekitasei.com, @YumeKitasei


Yume Kitasei’s story “Super
in Metaphorosis Friday, 25 October 2019.
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