“What’s a six-letter word for ignoring truth,” she might say, without looking up from the puzzle....more
Joseph Santaella Vidal is a Puerto Rican writer. He obtained his MFA from Emerson College and currently teaches at GrubStreet and reads for Ploughshares. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Puerto del Sol, Barely South Review, The Acentos Review, Queen Mob’s Teahouse, and Flash Fiction Magazine, among others. His short story collection, Experiments With Sunflowers, is forthcoming. You can follow him on Twitter at @jsantaellavidal.