Scott Hutchins, a Truman Capote Fellow in the Wallace Stegner Program at Stanford University, received his MFA from the University of Michigan. His work has appeared in StoryQuarterly, The Rumpus, The New York Times and Esquire. He currently teaches at Stanford.
Neill Bassett is working hard to become accustomed to his life as a recently divorced single while also trying to breathe new life into his father. Although Neill Bassett Senior died years ago, he left behind tons of detailed journals that his son has inputted into an artificial intelligence company's computer. Shockingly, the experiment may actually work, resurrecting the man who, while alive, was a mystery to his son.