published in The New Yorker
A secretary at a small art studio in Aspen focused on Abstract Expressionism goes throughout his job disappointed with it, but also scared that it'll close down at any moment and he'll be out of a job. His boss asks him to write letters to potential buyers on an old typewriter, refusing to let him use the computer. He is bitter at this restriction, yet also manages to find solace in it and the odd quirks of his job.
137 days ago