Immigrants -- Fiction
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Overview "My novel-in-progress, titled "stillborns," is structured as a triptych following a different member of the extended Cordero family at different points of their lives, specifically during significant life events (a birthday, a legal encounter, and a death, respectively). This project considers issues of migration and citizenship, with my specific interests lying in identity and belonging as experienced by 1st and 2nd generation Mexican(-American) immigrants. Other topics of interest include...
Overview "I often think about the implications of the word "home." As a child of immigrants, migration and displacement have shaped how I define the concept of home my whole life. As I was writing these stories, I realized that in the past I avoided writing settings because I don't feel a connection to any one place. The characters in these stories occupy places, because place is undoubtedly still important, but they also navigate relationships and loss. They try to understand why they go through the...