Beware & Wrap-Up Your Hair: El Duende Is On The Loose!!!

Have you ever wondered why your hair is beyond repair some mornings? Or why the horses at the stables that children visit have braids in their tails? It may be nothing, however on the off chance that it is something, you should read my short story “El Duende and the Persimmon Tree” — published in Prick of the Spindle, a literary arts journal — it will be sure to give you a heads up and the facts about a maniacally creepy little man known as El Duende. Click on the link or go to and you can find me in the Fiction section! El Duende is on the loose and headed straight for your head!

El Duende and the Persimmon Tree

Here is a Raw Sketch of El Duende close up sans his sombrero de charro by Armando Castellanos

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Hello America, Hasta Luego Guatemala! 1969

Hello America, Hasta Luego Guatemala! 1969

Very exciting news! I can now say that I am officially a published writer. On September 20th 2011, my short story Hello America, Hasta Luego Guatemala! 1969 was published in Drunken Boat, an online literary arts journal. Please go and read my piece. It is located in the “Portriats” folio in the nonfiction section. I truly hope that you like it and are captivated by the truth behind two individuals stories along with many others whom remain silent along the brilliant and murky curves of immigration.