Featured Blog Post on Hastac!
I wrote a blog post for the @HASTAC #ProgressivePedagogyGroup on #teaching with compassion during the Covid-19 global health crisis. Essentially I wrote from my dual position as an instructor and a PhD student. Find it here.
My Cuba Visit
I visited Cuba this past summer in July. The beginning of this trip began with a sort of impossibility- an Americana sailing off to the island that had been closed off to Americans for decades. Before Obama’s presidency ended, he lifted the embargo on Cuba and gave me the opportunity of a lifetime… until the…
New Poem Published in the Acentos Review
My poem “Feminist Becomings” was published in the November issue of the Acentos review. Read it by clicking here!
A plate filled with rice and beans satiated my hunger almost every day without fail. I depended on those rice and beans. Thick gravy drowns the rice, spoonfuls by the minute. Even on our brokest years, we could always rely on a pot of arroz y habichuelas. Sometimes accompanied with a fried egg or plantains…
She lied awake at night waiting for her eldest daughter to come home from her late shift. She hated that job. She felt her daughter was capable of so much more. She didn’t want to push her too much because she was afraid she’d cause her to become depressed- her disenrollment last semester at the…