“This is the whole problem with words. There is so little surface area to reveal whom you might be underneath, how expansive and warm, how casual, how easygoing, how cool, and so it all comes out a little pathetic and awkward and choked.” If anything has ever described my inability to handle spoken communication, it’s those two sentences featured in Rebecca Lee’s award-winning short story, “Fialta.” I bounded with the words and characters featured throughout the collection. Rebecca Lee doesn’t create perfect people; she creates them perfectly flawed. She builds relationships like a contractor without a blueprint. The reader falls in love with their vulnerability, their incapability to speak words, and with the obsession with language. I’ve discovered another writer I’ll carry along with…