Published March 2016 on LargeUp.com Close your eyes and think of the Caribbean home where you grew up, and no doubt one essential piece comes to mind – that massive china cabinet or vanity dresser dominating the room, all dark, thick mahogany and carved within an inch of its life in pineapple scales and lion … Continue reading Large Up: Scot Sardinha Profile
Excerpt from "you will be reimbursed for all your troubles," published March 2016 in SX Salon 1969: US Senate Assigned Task Force on What the Hell We Should Do about All These Hijacking Cubana Exiles, Black Power Desperadoes, and Hippie Draft Dodgers Who Wanna Get the Fuck Outta Dodge and Find Home in Some Sunny … Continue reading Fiction: “You will be Reimbursed…”
February 10, 2016 Just off Dixie Highway in Oakland Park, neighborhood kids ride their bikes or play hopscotch in the city’s Art Park, a budding local space for outdoor art installations. Now a new mural from international artist Elio Mercado – aka EVOCA1 – pays homage to the city’s generations of children, as part of … Continue reading CQ: Oakland Park’s new EVOCA1 mural celebrates city’s children
Cultural Quarterly Magazine Profile on artist Elio Mercado, aka EVOCA1. Link to magazine here.
The worm buried in his head stares back at me. Or his macaroni air tube does. Wiggles around. Breathes me in. Hello. Under the hair Cooper’s scalp is red and inflamed. I ask Cooper how the worm can survive under there. Though I already know the answer, that this worm is eating bits of … Continue reading Fiction: “Bug”
Excerpt from "Night Nurse," published July 2015 in Bartleby Snopes "She loves him in a blue white way. Hospital white. She changes his sheets and cuts his toenails, yellowed and hard. Tells him no, she can't take out the breathing tube. He scraps at the plastic with his nails, leaves needle-fine scratches where the tube … Continue reading Fiction: “Night Nurse”
Excerpt from "Atomic Matter," published July 2014 in Moko Magazine “Here is how you make Ska. Take some orphans from Alpha School for wayward boys – boys fed on a diet of old school gamma waves beaming blues from New Orleans and Miami. Give them some decent suits, pants cut a little too short. Give … Continue reading Fiction: “Atomic Matter”