About Cote Smith

Cote Smith's fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in One Story, Five Chapters, Third Coast, and elsewhere. He teaches in Kansas, where he lives with his wife and their three animals. He can be found at the dog park, as well as @cotesmith.

We Once Possessed the World

“‘You’re gonna make our kitten radioactive,’ I said. She didn’t look at me. We called our baby a kitten because Cate said when the baby kicked it felt like a kitten kneading its claws on Cate’s insides.” By Cote Smith