Melanie Mah is a Chinese Canadian writer in Toronto who was born and raised in Alberta. Her debut novel, The Sweetest One, was published by Cormorant Books in 2016, and her work has appeared in Prism international and Ricepaper. She’s currently at work on an international memoir.
Enter off Marquis Road. Your father will tell you to slow down, even though you weren’t going that fast, even as you were already slowing down for a sign that stipulates a 10 km/h speed limit. You find him irritating—he’s . . .