Paulette Jonguitud

Paulette Jonguitud

Paulette Jonguitud is the author of Mildew, published in English by CB EDITIONS and in Spanish by FETA/CONACULTA. She has also written El loco del martinete, a children’s book published in Mexico and Spain by Grupo EDEBÉ. She has been an artist in residence at the MacDowell Colony and a fellow of Fundación para las Letras Mexicanas and FONCA in its Program for Young Creators.

Green Boots

The water falls on her head, on her face, around her ears. She sits on the floor and it falls encasing her in the only shelter she has found in…



Never forgive, I said that morning just as I do every morning, by the window, waiting for dawn. Never forgive. Whom? Constanza? Which one of them? Never forgive her, the…