Notes from the Multi-Cultural Closet

Renata Costa

Renata Costa
July 03
I hail from a Latin American country and teach at a small college. I write stories about gender, sexuality, and environmental justice. I am currently seeking representation for my new novel. All persons’ names in my writings are changed for privacy protection.

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This is how you brush your hair; this is how you braid it neat; this is how you pick chamomile flowers before the sun burns the dew off; this is how you cook the flowers; this is how you wash your hair with… Read full post »

My family and I just moved to a gorgeous Italian island. It is a hot, hot place with some of the most beautiful beaches on earth. We live in the historical center in a tiny apartment on the 6th floor. Our neighborhood is surprisingly quiet as the traffic is controlled all… Read full post »