Set in one of Tucson’s first tamal and tortilla factories, The Molino is a hybrid memoir exploring one family’s loss of home, food, and faith. A young woman rejects the work in her father’s popular kitchen, but when the business must close, her world shifts and the family disbands. When she comes home, the factory’s scandalous mural provides a gateway into history and ruin, ancestry and sacrifice, industrial myth and artistic incarnation—revealing a sacred presence still alive in Tucson.

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Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction, "The Molino," 2005 

Telling Tongues: A Latin Anthology on Language Experiences, “Duende Play” 2007 

BorderLore Journal, “Artifact: El Molino” 

BorderLore Journal,Sun Sets on Beloved Benedictine Monastery” 2018 

Pilgrimage Magazine: Flora, Fauna, Lore “A Tortilladora” 

BorderLore Journal, “Artifact: Rebozo” 2020 

BorderLore Journal, “Ramadas, Cunques & Coi: Dialects of the Southwest Borderlands” 2021 

The Art of Food, Community Food Story: Women Working Millstone, 2022 

The Art of Food, Community Food Story: Ichárhuta, 2022 

BorderLore Journal, “The Blue Dress” 2022 

America Eats!Popovers” 2022