I LOVE BTS. *crying emoji face* First of all, I am so upset that I missed them on their US tour this year. Second of all, I adore them so much. They are inspirational and wonderful and I wish them the best in their careers, health, and growth.
Recently, I have been working on experimental fiction and non-fiction pieces. I have compiled my new works into Interstellar Bruja Vol. 2. I wrote on break-ups, friendship, queerness, being brown and weird, trauma, and moving on from toxic people.
I have decided to pursue my dream of becoming a writing worksop teacher and magnificent people in the El Paso community have reached out to me to help me teach my second workshop ever at UTEP next month. I am beyond thrilled. I know it is going to be a lot of hard work, but I am ready to take on the challenge. Continue reading →
Thanks so much to Laura Diaz de Arce for this gorgeous review of Itzá.
“Itzá is not censored, nor does it hold itself back. It follows generations of water witches, shifting through time and narration while doing so. The book itself is a difficult read—not only because of its subject matter, but also because the language is deliberately poetic. The narrative moves around, and with short chapters, the focus jumps from one anecdote to another in rapid succession. It’s difficult to parse what is lyrical embellishment, what are fantastical elements, and what is “real” to the story. But the result is wonderfully organic, beautiful, and heart-aching.”