Christine Granados

By Christine Granados:


The Language of Prevention

Six years ago, my ob-gyn found two millimeters of cancerous cells on my cervix and told me that my uterus should be removed as a precaution. I steeled my nerves and decided I would not have the procedure. I was … Read More


Dia de los Muertos Lite

*Names have been changed to protect the innocent from the living and the dead. The day after Halloween, as my friends were being dragged to the grave sites of their dead relatives, I would spend my post-trick or treating time … Read More


The Bride

When she got too old for Halloween, she started getting serious about her wedding

Note: The following story is reprinted from Brides and Sinners in El Chuco: Short Stories (University of Arizona Press) Copyright 2006 by Christine Granados. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved. When the month of June rolls around, I have to … Read More