Ling Ma, Author of “Severance,” Talks About Her New Speculative Short-Story Collection, “Bliss Montage”

“Making love with a yeti is difficult and painful at first, but easy once you’ve done it more than 30 times,” begins “Yeti Lovemaking,” one of eight short stories featured in Ling Ma’s new collection, Bliss Montage (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 240 pages, $25).