Upcoming Appearances in July

A busy week coming up! On Facebook Live this week, Wednesday, July 21 (7 p.m. PST; 10 p.m. EST), I’ll be guesting on STORY HOUR, reading my short story “Galán,” from the anthology Latinx Screams. For more information, go here: https://www.storyhour2020.com/ On Friday, July 23, 5–6 p.m. PST, 8–9 p.m. EST, I’ll be guesting on the IE Latinx Book y Chisme Club, talking about Holly Hernandez and the Death of

Creating Nuyorican Identity Reading Group

This fall I’ll be running a reading group called “Creating a Nuyorican Identity” at the Center for Fiction, using prototypical and popular texts to examine the PR-NY character. I’m not saying we’ll have a definitive answer to identity, but it should be fun looking at how that identity has been portrayed and how it has evolved. We’ll be looking at coming-of-age narratives (a genre publishers LOVE for with Latino/a/x/es) Down