Short Stories


 “Catire,” a story I originally wrote 30 years ago and revived just recently, found a home in the Westchester Review, and will come out this summer.  “City on Water” came out on 2022 in Touchstone Literary Review, from Kansas State University. 

Read the interviews that I’ve had with various literary publications. Check it out

“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. 

“I’m Blue,” made it to  first finalist in the Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize in Fiction Southeast.  

Sample Stories

Belletrist Magazine 
Belletrist College, Fall 2019

Fiction Southeast
First Finalist, 2019  Ernest Hemingway Flash Fiction Prize


Fall 2019, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

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

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