Senior editor Scott Duncan-Fernandez interviews Enrique C. Varela, winner of the 2022 Extra Fiction Contest with his story "La Elotera" and author of the upcoming memoir Twisted: Tales from a Crip(ple).
Read "La Elotera": https://www.somosenescrito.com/fiction-ficcioacuten/emerald-powder-onto-the-elote
Enirque C. Varela's website: https://ecv805.wixsite.com/portfolio
Chicano. Lisiado. Storyteller. Enrique C. Varela hails from Oxnard, California, the land his parents immigrated to from the state Guadalajara, Jalisco, in Mexico. He holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Writing minor to accompany it like a solid friend. Two of his short stories have been published in Chiricú Journal & The Acentos Review, respectively. His upcoming memoir, Twisted: Tales from a Crip(ple) is slated to be published by Between the Lines Publishing in the coming year. He is beyond excited. His ethnic background is Mexicano. Though his skin pigment tells another story.