L. Vocem
Short Stories


“Tequeños” came out in May in The Tulane Review. “Ranchitos” will come out this summer on Carnagie-Mellon’s literary publication Oakland Review.

“On Guard” received the Editors Choice Award in the Raymond Carver Contest and was published in Carve Magazine.  It also has an article about the Venezuelan Diaspora.  Please support it and tell others.  

“The House Next Door” was published in the print publication RiverSedge, out of the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley.   “The Blue Guacamayas” came out in print in Belletrist Magazine. “I’m Blue,” made it to  first finalist in the Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize in Fiction Southeast. “The Last Sancocho” is online at Chaleur Magazine.  London calling.  Shortlisted to London Magazine Short Story Prize. And made it to another London Magazine, Litro Magazine, they published “Black Helmet.”

Sample Stories

Belletrist Magazine, Fall 2019 

Carve Magazine, Fall 2020, Editor’s Choice Raymond Carver Short Story Contest 

riverSedge, fall 2019

The Literary publication of the University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley