Marcos Santiago Gonsalez

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Marcos Santiago Gonsalez is a writer and critic. His work has appeared in Electric Literature, Catapult, and The New Inquiry, among other publications. He is currently working on an essay collection and writing a dissertation for a PhD in English Language and Literature. 

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We Barrio Boys and Our Papi Chulo Philosophics

Who are we if not kin through our deviations? Street hustler and femme queen, macho and maricóncito, variations on a chulo aesthetic.

Cover Photo: photo by Fabio Venni/flickr
What I Saw When My Father Wrestled Cousin Pedro

The object of my desire is rarely men like my father, uncle, or the other men in my neighborhood. Cousin Pedro is an exception.