Monique Quintana is a Senior Contributing Editor at Luna Luna Magazine and a pop culture contributor at Clash Media. Her novella, Cenote City is forthcoming from Clash Books in 2019. She blogs about Latinx Literature at her site, Blood Moon.
Dark Lord of the Rainbow
in Rag Queen Periodical
Johnny Apostle and the Blood Ballet
In Queen Mob's Tea House
Santa Muerte and the Pocha Brigade
in Moonchild Magazine
The Boy Who Wouldn't
at Clash Media
My Honeycomb, My Tripe
In Breadcrumbs Magazine
Santa Muerte: The Altar Becomes My Injection Site
Stripes: Pinata Song
Chinampas (Spring Sick)
in Quail Bell Magazine
Flesh Puzzle: A Xicana Watches Slasher Films and Ponders Divination
…a black ribbon, frayed.
I've been studying those individuals for some time now…
…a certain kind of autonomy that I needed this season.
"Have You Seen Her?" was playing in the background.
We were standing under warm yellow lights…
…our dogs came free and were traveling Europe…
…the jelly beans had grown into a million lollipops
…dark clouds swirled over the town, as if they were there only for us.
My son says he loves El Topo even more than Santa Sangre.