Postcards: MBK



Here’s Danny getting pedicured at MBK Center, Bangkok’s largest mall. We spent all day there, eating famed chicken wings, buying swimsuits, taking a break from the heat/dirt of the city. A place to get away from other places, as malls are. You would’ve liked the wings, friend: fried.


Alyssa Sorresso is a creative nonfiction writer who loves telling stories out loud. Alyssa’s writing is published or forthcoming in Calyx, PANK, Talking Writing, Creative Nonfiction, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, 9Lives: The Life in 10 Minutes Anthology, and elsewhere. Her essay “Don’t Borrow Trouble” was listed as “Notable” in The Best American Essays 2015. She recently finished a 10-month trip around the world and is currently based in Paris working as a freelancer writer and editor. View her portfolio at

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