Our Miss Engel
In 1909, a young schoolteacher gets a job at a Catholic girls' boarding school, only to find that her students are not what they seem. Available on Amazon, Smashwords and B&N.
A horror tale about the aftermath of the zombie apocalypse. Many of the zombies have been cured . . . except for their craving for flesh. It was included in both a magazine and a horror anthology. The latter is available for free download here.
The tale of a young Latino boy who meets a mysterious creature under a bridge, originally published in The SNReview. Available for free download on Smashwords.
The Seven Wives of Richard Copeland
A story based on Lovecraft's "Pickman's Model." A black market arts dealer named Eva is hired to hunt down some of Pickman's work for a collector. Published in Schlock! Magazine (UK).
A tale about a sin-eater living in the 1980s Midwest.
Call Your Mother
An old woman leaves a message on her daughter's answering machine; a flash fiction piece.
Phone Numbers and Addresses
A wrong number leads to an unexpected connection.
The Little Holly Market
A desperate single mother on welfare is faced with an agonizing decision, published in Ariel Chart.
A woman takes her elderly mother grocery shopping; flash fiction.
The story of a retired couple whose stale marriage is revived by the discovery of an old telescope, published in Ariel Chart.
Pet-sitting leads a couple to expand their family.
Sir Isaac Newton reflects on his experiments with light; flash fiction.
A memoir piece I wrote about my husband being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder that sent him into renal failure.
A micro essay/musing on the connection between horror and Latinx culture.