The Manzanos

Absence hovers, ghostlike, over Kirstin Valdez Quade’s story “The Manzanos,” in which a young girl’s fear of “el ojo”—the evil eye—is at the heart of her family’s history of abandonment. This young author, who has received numerous awards, captivated us with her reading at Narrative Night 2014.


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