Jamie Figueroa

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Jamie Figueroa (Afro-Taíno) is Boricua by way of Ohio and long time resident of northern New Mexico. She received her MFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts, where she currently teaches as a Visiting Professor. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney's, American Short Fiction, and Epoch, among other literary journals. Jamie's debut novel, published in March 2021, is Brother, Sister, Mother, Explorer.


Cover Photo: All illustrations by Tallulah Pomeroy
The Year the Fathers Died

“They all believed their fathers would continue, would always continue.”

May 02, 2016