The Man on the Stairs by Miranda July

Miranda July is a film director, screenwriter, actor, author and artist from Berkeley, California.  Her short fiction has appeared in the Paris Review and the New Yorker.  She wrote, directed and starred in her first feature film, Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005).  Tonight’s story is taken from her collection No One Belongs Here More Than You, winner of the 2007 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.