John Manuel Arias is a gay, Costa Rican and Uruguayan writer. He is a Canto Mundo fellow & alumnus of the Tin House Summer Writers Workshop. His prose has been published in Tor.com, The Kenyon Review, The Rumpus, F(r)iction, Joyland Magazine, and Akashic Books. His poetry has appeared in dozens of literary magazines, including The Offing, PANK, Platypus Press, and Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry. He has been nominated for both the Pushcart Prize and the Best of the Net several times.
'Bilingual Spanish/English audiobook narrator Sananes enlivens Costa Rican American poet/writer Arias’ multigenerational saga.' —Booklist
A lush and lyrical debut novel about a Costa Rican family wrestling with a deadly secret, from rising literary...[SEE MORE]