SELECTED WORKS

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Short stories

Deep State
The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir

Amarisa's Cooking Pot
Taste

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

Book reviews

Zero Saints by Gabino Iglesias
Los Angeles Review of Books

Inspector Montalbano series by Andrea Camilleri
Los Angeles Review of Books

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

Lost Cany0n by Nina Revoyr
Los Angeles Review of Books

Castles Burning: A Child’s Life in War by Magda Denes
Pank Magazine

 

Interviews

Erika Wurth interview
Origins

Toni Jensen interview
Origins

Essays

Writing and Activism: Let’s Thrive
Women Who Submit

September 13, 2001: How Fear United Us
Catapult

What Lies Ahead?
Angels Flight

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