Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Hurricane Coming!

Look for the ebook single of my short story “Hurricane.” The story appears in Roachkiller and Other Stories, but you can get the short story if you want a taste of that anthology. Here’s the press release copy: A luckless … Continue reading

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Los Sures, Part 9: When I Was Nuyorican

Evie loved pigs. Our father took my sister to see Charlotte’s Web on her 11th birthday. It was the only time he ever took just one of us to the movies. So Evie was really really excited when Mami said … Continue reading

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Los Sures, Part 8: Nuyorican Go Home

We called my brother Rafael “Fever” because whenever he liked something—like Godzilla or baseball or Bruce Lee—he got a “fever” for it. When we went to Puerto Rico for summer vacation he was dying to play baseball, but the local … Continue reading

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