Short-story collection:
Alternative Therapies
A young girl in Andalusia seeks refuge in the arms of an Irish house guest. An American photographer has a brief encounter with the daughter of a friend long dead. In a medieval village in the North of Spain a woman learns, all at once, how to drive and how to maneuver her stepdaughter. In a booming Barcelona, an Argentine masseuse navigates his grief after a failed experiment with Fertility Awareness Method. A doctor deals with an unplanned Cesarean section as she welcomes visitors from her past. 
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Novella: On the Flight Patterns of Some Exotic Birds 
The year is 2021. Irene, born in Oaxaca, Mexico, lives in Baltimore with her husband and two daughters. The story of how she came to live in this American city is a strange, complicated one told in crystalline fragments. Irene’s is a story about love and betrayal, about youth, about hours spent training in bright blue swimming pools, about the ways we react to grief and how those reactions coincide and multiply over time and distance.
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Out Past the Party Lights
Out Past the Party Lights frames the Catalan referendum on independence within the European and global context of increasing economic precarity and the rise of new nationalisms. The book, a gentle exercise in mourning, asks what it means to belong and what partisan politics can, and cannot, do with that (be)longing.
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