Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes

Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes’ first novel, The Sleeping World, will be published this year by Simon & Schuster (Touchstone). Her work has appeared in One Story, Pank, the Collagist, the Coffin Factory, NANO Fiction, Western Humanities Review, and elsewhere. She holds a BA from Brown University, an MFA from the University of Colorado–Boulder, and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Georgia.


on Night at the Fiestas by Kirstin Valdez Quade

In a telling scene from the opening story of Kirstin Valdez Quade’s Night at the Fiestas, a young woman corrects her aunt for calling her by her given name. “Norma,” the character until this moment known as Nemecia, says, “My name is Norma.” Nemecia is at the center of the story: a figure at once […]

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