Patricia Engel

The following is Patricia Engel’s short story “Ramiro” from Issue 104 in its entirety. Read this story and the other great work in Issue 104 by ordering a copy from our Shop page.

Ramiro will tell you himself he was just another slum kid from El Cartucho. He lived in a one-room apartment with his mother and another family of seven who let them take up a corner. They’d come from Pereira with Ramiro’s father when Ramiro was just beginning to walk, but his father got stabbed beneath
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