Book reviews

Purple Gold
Los Angeles Review of Books
A review of  Tangled Vines:Greed, Murder, Obsession, and an Arsonist in the Vineyards of California by Frances Dinkelspiel .

Lost Canyon
Los Angeles Review of Books
A review of Nina Revoyr’s latest novel.

The Girl Who Lived
Pank Magazine
A review of Castles Burning: A Child’s Life in War by Magda Denes

Short stories

A Woman of Privilege
Akashic Books
Mondays Are Murder

Adela’s Pages
Huizache 2014

Cameo
Fiction 365

Alma Paramo
Dred Magazine
(Later reprinted at Rose City Sisters)

Quicky
Rose City Sisters 
Story of the Year Finalist

Mercy 
West Magazine, Los Angeles Times

Souvenirs
Pinehurst Press
Pushcart Prize Nominee
Bowker/Scanlon Award

Supernova
Pinehurst Press

SELECTED WORKS

From pixel to page to stage…

Essays

The Invisible Latina
Publishers Weekly

The Ruins of Mexico City
The Toast

Love at First Drive
RLife

Unfolding Lives
La Bloga

In Defense of Reading
San Gabriel Valley News

A Taste of Summer
San Gabriel Valley News

Her Crazy Whipped Cream Diet
Los Angeles Times

A Letter to New Teachers
NPR’s Latino USA Radio Essay

The Pain and Delight of Colliding Cultures
Los Angeles Times

 

Plays

Bell Gardens 90201
Bilingual Foundation of the Arts

Reina
Bilingual Foundation of the Arts