How to Give the Wrong Impression

How to Give the Wrong Impression

from Single, Carefree, Mellow

Katherine Heiny


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In this short story from Katherine Heiny’s Single, Carefree, Mellow, you’ve been in love with your roommate since even before you moved in. Everyone knows it, too; but even as he’s vetting your dates and making everyone suspect that he loves you as much as you love him, will one of you ever make a move? Or will you be pining after him forever? A Vintage Short.


Katherine Heiny:
KATHERINE HEINY is the author of Standard Deviation and Single, Carefree, Mellow, and her short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and many other magazines. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with her husband and children, and is a former resident of London, The Hague, and Boyne City, Michigan.