Antonya Nelson

Stories

My Dog Days

What I’ve learned from Moe, Oscar, Flannery, George, Odette, and Roscoe.

Inimitable Ink

Why I have James Salter—and Andypants—to thank for my new tattoo.

Side Track

Near the end of his sophisticated, stimulating life, my father played with toy trains. It was a hobby none of us could understand.

The Easier Life

My Mexican housekeeper’s son had the troubles of many American teens. If only I could have helped him more.

Let’s Talk About Sex

The birds and the bees and my kids and me.