One Boricua’s story. Onstage. One night only.

Friends, I am happy to share that tickets to the first staged reading of my one-woman show are available: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 7:30 pm | Jersey City Theater Center | Tickets and information: Click here “I Don’t Know How She Does It” is the story of one Boricua’s rise from the projects to the Pulitzer, despite an apathetic […]

Pa’ mi gente.

  Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico earlier today. I’m a nuyorican, born and raised in the U.S. On the mainland, I’m often told I don’t look or sound Puerto Rican. On the island, boricuas look at me suspect, and whisper gringa behind my back. But make no mistake: the island is in my […]

Going public. (part four of an in-progress series)

(Refresh your memory: Click here for part three.)   I blame Sofie. I was nervous about sitting in the backseat of the Honda CRV. It was a two-hour drive from the Albany train station to the artists center. Sitting in the front passenger seat would isolate me from the two fellow residents in the backseat, […]