Josh Denslow

Josh Denslow’s debut collection NOT EVERYONE IS SPECIAL (7.13 Books) will magically appear on March 27, 2019. In addition to memorizing the lyrics to Disney songs with his three boys, he plays the drums in the band Borrisokane and edits at SmokeLong Quarterly. A different version of this story appeared in Cutbank.

Not Everyone Is Special

“Your Power doesn’t define who you are,” she said the night we met at the Happy Flamingo, a straw floating on its side in her daiquiri.