Publications

THE SOAP OPERA

THE SOAP OPERA

As a teenager I thought my strict Portuguese parents’ aim was to make me look as ugly as possible. But their ultimate goal was getting me to the altar, still a virgin.

They failed miserably.

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The Picnic Table

The Picnic Table

PAGES PENNED IN PANDEMIC brings together poetry, short stories, flash fiction, essays and more, tangible reminders that something can always be made out of nothing, that transforming the tribulations and trials of the everyday into art is not only enough, it’s everything. The Picnic Table is a canvas of family memories and future hopes.

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Election Night 2020 in Medium

Election Night 2020 in Medium

In 2016 I vowed to take action against Donald Trump every day he was in office. Those actions led to the formation of an action alert group of over 300 members. As Election Night 2020 draws near, this is my invitation to the group.

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Reverence and Resistance in Echo: A Journal of Creative Nonfiction

Reverence and Resistance in Echo: A Journal of Creative Nonfiction

What child would think of connecting God with Santa? Yours truly. And the results were life changing. At the bridge’s end I pressed up the incline that led to the Getreidegasse in Salzburg where Mozart was born. Now I, a student at the international music conservatory Mozarteum, was going to that same church.

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