Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize Anthology, most recently in Lost Balloon, Terse and JMWW. She’s on the editorial team at Flashback Fiction, a reader for Bare Fiction and tweets erratically @coffeeandpaneer
In watery September daylight, the house is a dishevelled hyena, with an ivy fringe and a gaping mouth. Animals that hunt in packs always give her shivers, from nature documentaries watched in childhood behind pillows to flat reproductions in Biology textbooks. Something about ganging up on a creature, the planning that involves.