Essays and articles

The Poetry Collection is a Place for Disparities, Or Let It Bleed

When I originally compiled my first collection Landscape with Headless Mama, I imagined the book very differently, called it Red Sun Mothers, and divided it into sections based on the experiences of different mother-entities in Mexican/American culture, including the infertile woman (or adoptive mother) and the psychologically-socially unstable mother (La Llorona—Mexican Medea figure). I began […]


The Next Big Thing: In the Time of Jubilee

What is your working title of your book (or story)? My novel is *IN THE TIME OF JUBILEE* Where did the idea for the book come from? The idea came from Reborns. From Wikipedia: “A reborn doll is a manufactured vinyl doll that has been transformed to resemble a human baby with as much realism […]