On "Locks Unlocked" by Tiffany Mi
by Laura Maylene Walter
When I started reading through Gordon Square Review’s submission queue this summer, I didn’t anticipate accepting many—or even any—pieces related to the pandemic. But when I came across Tiffany Mi’s flash nonfiction piece about her father’s unwieldy hair, I was charmed. It’s a vivid, specific, bittersweet snapshot of life in the time of coronavirus, and I knew from my first read that I was interested in accepting it for Issue 7.