An Open Letter in Response to Lorraine Avila’s “Malcriada” or Reclaiming the Names That Were Meant to Cage Us

Dear Reader, My husband has made his peace with my not-so-secret love affair, the one I have with books. I read to learn. To escape into other worlds. And to breathe in the satisfaction of those moments where I finally find the right combination of words to express something I’ve always felt but never had [...]