Haute Hands

I first encountered these disembodied hands several years ago in an antique store.


Spiced Meat and Chocolate

I blame the war. Food rationing during the war, and the ten years after, created an anxiety about food that my parents carried with them to America.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at 45

This is what 45 does. Setting off feedback loops, each of us feeding back into our own tendencies and predilections and unconscious instincts.

Cómo que mire : AzTexts from the Codex M

A poet of rhetoric and ethnography, Steven Alvarez brings an “outsider” linguistic perspective into his writing, which speaks to the contemporary “post”-Chicano experience.