By Peter Cherches
The last time she cooked for him, he said, “This is very good. What do you call it?”
“Chicken Goodbye,” she replied.
Peter Cherches has published five collections of fiction and creative nonfiction since 2013, most recently Masks: Stories from a Pandemic. Called “one of the innovators of the short short story” by Publishers Weekly, he’s also a jazz singer and lyricist. He’s a native of Brooklyn, New York.