“Stories She Tells Us” is out in the new anthology Wise Latinas: Writers on Education. Read the Kirkus review, and check out the Writers’ Studio at the Center for Fiction in Manhattan where I first drafted the essay.
In These Times ran the commentary “Is the Racial Apology Possible?”
My new essay “The Judge” came from spending time this year with undocumented children at a foster care agency in South Florida. You can find it at the amazing arts and immigration pub CultureStrike.
Bellingham Review nominated my essay, “The Candy Dish,” for a Pushcart! A special thanks to the Djerassi Artist’s Resident Program, for the time to work on this piece, read Carl Jung, and think more about Cuban fathers, Afro-Cuban religions, and love.
The essay “Stories She Told Us” was a finalist for the 2012 Fourth Genre Steinberg Essay Prize and nominated for a Pushcart.