A chic-tea short story

Every Third Wednesday at the Saint James Tearoom A short story, now available in Amazon Three friends get together at the Saint James Tearoom in Albuquerque and deal with work issues, infidelity, how-to books and all things middle-aged. Featuring a real place, St. James Tearoom, in Albuquerque      

A Brief Guide to Taos. Where to Eat, Shop, Work Out… and More

My first eBook, A Brief Guide to Taos. Where to Eat, Shop, Work Out… and More,  is already available in Amazon, a Kindle Edition published by Eriginal Books. It is a collection of articles I wrote for Taos News. It contains reviews of local restaurants, shops, hair salons, gyms… and a lot more. Hope you like it!

How to put together a short story collection…in order to sell it

Originally published in Latina Book Club You may have published a dozen or more short stories in magazine, e-zines, anthologies and literary blogs, and you are quite proud of them. “They are so good,” you tell yourself. “Heck, they are gems!” But what to do with them? Not many publishers are interested in short story…

Rockland

Originally published in Another Realm   Linda Mendez’s mission was to get rid of an infestation of killer rocks, as the Board had called it. She felt excited about her first real job after college, but still found it strange to consider rocks (or anything coming from the earth) as an enemy. During her childhood,…

HABANERA, A PORTRAIT OF A CUBAN FAMILY

Excerpt from the novel Chapter 1 The Havana cemetery was my first playground. Ponciano Querejeta, my maternal grandfather, liked to stroll by the graves and to read under the palm trees. He often sat on a bench and sang in his baritone voice. His favorite tune came from the Spanish zarzuela Los Gavilanes: “Oh, mi…

Interview in The Latino Author

This week, TheLatinoAuthor.com is interviewing author Teresa Dovalpage who was born in Havana and now lives in Taos, New Mexico. She has a PhD in literature and currently teaches at UNM-Taos. She also writes a weekly column for the local newspaper, Taos News. A bilingual author, she has published six novels, four in Spanish and…