“What Nobody Knows About Josephine” | Popshot Magazine

(Illustration by the talented Silvia Stecher) Popshot Magazine was one of the first literary magazines I’d ever read. I remember flipping through the incredible writing and beautiful illustrations, imagining how I would feel if I could get a story published there too. Today, I can tell you what it feels like.

“The Family Ghost” | Drunk Monkeys

“The Family Ghost” was actually inspired by a twitter thread. I know, very 2020. Read “The Family Ghost” here! The Twitter thread was about creepy things children have said to their parents. One person said that their kid talked about watching them before they were born. Weird and compelling and great inspiration for a story.

“Caretaker” | Marías at Sampaguitas

Big thing announcement! I have a fiction piece published! I am so honored to have “Caretaker” published online by Marías at Sampaguitas. It’s a short story about an immigrant girl who has to juggle her familial duty and her dreams of independence. It’s based on my own experience as a daughter of immigrant parents, asContinue reading ““Caretaker” | Marías at Sampaguitas”

On the little ways I’m getting more rest

Rest is highly unappreciated. Many people define “success” with “busy-ness,” meaning I, like many others, tend to feel useless if I’m not doing something to further my work. We hear about how CEOs read a billion times a week, how successful people are those that work the longest hours, and inevitably we are discouraged fromContinue reading “On the little ways I’m getting more rest”