Cooper Shrivastava grew up in Pennsylvania and now lives in New York City with several houseplants she is hoping will one day develop sentience. She works in finance by day; by night she writes short stories, and the first halves of novels. She is a graduate of the Clarion 2019 Writers’ Workshop.

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FICTION by Cooper Shrivastava in Issue 161 – February 2020

It took Old Plant twenty generations to understand their language, and another twenty generations to figure out how to speak it back to them. Generation—that was their word, a word that Old Plant never applied to itself, a word that Old Plant, when it relayed its conversation back to the others, didn’t even bother to […]