Donuts in the Parking Lot
Robert Lopez explores the meanings and impact of the police shooting of his friend, Paulie Heenan....
Robert Lopez is the author of six books including A Better Class of People, to be published by Dzanc Books in April 2022. His first nonfiction book, Dispatches from Puerto Nowhere, will be published by Two Dollar Radio in March 2023. Parts of this essay will appear in Dispatches. He lives in Brooklyn and teaches at Stony Brook University. Photo by Jess Fanzo.