“Sinkhole” has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize!

I learned last month, from editor Ryan Rivas, that someone from the distinguished Pushcart Board of Contributing Editors nominated my story, “Sinkhole,” from 15 Views of Miami for the Pushcart Prize.

A final decision should be made in early May.

Edited by Jaquira Diaz and published by Burrow Press, 15 Views of Miami is a literary portrait of the Magic City told in fifteen loosely linked stories by fifteen Miami authors. Sprawling from Hialeah to Homestead, from Wynwood to Stiltsville, these stories cover a range of cultures, languages and lives, reflecting the diversity and drama of a large and often misunderstood city.

“The Pushcart Prize editions are urgent and absolutely necessary.” — Mary Karr

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Collab piece with Kevin Ledo in Little Haiti, Miami

Contributors include Phillippe Diederich, M. Evelina Galang, Melanie Neale, Lynne Barrett, Susanna Daniel, Corey Ginsberg, Geoffrey Philp, Leonard Nash, M.J. Fievre, J. David Gonzalez, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Ian Vasquez, Patricia Engel, Jennine Capó Crucet, and John Dufresne.

Set in Little Haiti, my story “Sinkhole” was featured on Burrow Press Review as a preview to the collection.

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