Dan Hernandez grew up in Colorado and worked as a journalist in New York before moving to Las Vegas, where he is an editor at Central Recovery Press. His fiction can be found in Carve, The Offing, and Day One. His essays and journalism have appeared in The Guardian, Vice, The New York Times, and other publications. He attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas MFA program and was the 2015 winner of the Richard J. Margolis Award as a "promising new writer whose work combines warmth, humor, wisdom, and concern with social justice."
Alfonzo looked aghast, like they were the two most naïve immigrants in the history of New York. “ICE is preparing to break through that door with guns and night vision goggles, maybe even dogs, and you’re worried about the breeze?”