Episode Six: Kyra Kondis

What’s Killing Your Brain Cells?—The Magical Minds of Children—What Do Flash Fiction, Watercolors, Tweets, Cartoons, and Poetry Have in Common? Maybe Nothing—When Lightning Strikes—The Politics of a Pre-apocalyptic Tinder Date—Can Old Professors Teach Us New Tricks?

Kyra Kondis is a first-year MFA candidate in fiction writing at George Mason University. She is also a houseplant enthusiast, amateur watercolor painter, and former NCAA Division-I swimmer. She holds a BA in English from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. Her (often form-bending) work can be found in or forthcoming in Jellyfish Review, Matchbook, Wigleaf, and some other lovely publications that are available on her portfolio at www.kyrakondis.com. She is also the new assistant fiction editor for So to Speak, a journal of intersectional literature and art run by GMU MFA students.

Read Kyra’s Work Here

“The Last Date on Earth”

“Is This What You Wanted (A Quiz)”

“If It Were You”

Kyra’s Picks

You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian

Her Body & Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado*

Mouthful of Birds by Samanta Schweblin



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