Just remembered this article from months back. I want to return to my thoughts on the neighborhood and Cornbread. In many ways I return to him and the draft when I read these articles. And I did take a look at an old story I wrote called Cornbread in the Attic based on another Chieftain article I read. This one discusses the history of Bessemer going back around 125 years or so. My class is reading Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz and as I re-read I am having many thoughts to return to the draft I’ve neglected for a while.
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John Paul Jaramillo's stories have appeared in the Acentos Review, Palabra, A Magazine of Chicano and Latino Literary Art and Somos en Escrito–most recently in La Casita Grande Lounge and Nat Brut #9. He is the author of the story collection The House of Order, named a 2013 Int’l Latino Book Award Finalist, and the novel in stories Little Mocos from Twelve Winters Press. In 2013 Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature listed Jaramillo as one of its Top 10 New Latino Authors to Watch and Read. View all posts by john paul jaramillo