You take up counting at night when you can’t sleep.
Beth Kanter’s words have appeared in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Idle Ink, Bright Flash Literary Review, Roi Fainéant Press, The Writer, and the Chicago Tribune. Beth won a James Kirkwood Literary Prize for her novel-in-progress, Paved With Gold. And, an excerpt from Paved With Gold also was chosen as the winner of the 2020 Lilith magazine fiction contest. Beth is the author of five non-fiction books about Washington, DC, including No Access DC and Great Food Finds DC. You can find her on Instagram and Twitter @beekaekae and at bethkanter.com.