Alejandro Puyanais a Venezuelan writer living in Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in Best American Short Stories 2020, New England Review, American Short Fiction, Tin House, The Idaho Review, and other publications. He is at work on a novel.
“This is the story Lulu told me when I was little, since before my mom died. There’s a man. He’s very sick. ... When girls misbehave, when they don’t do as they’re told, that man comes and takes them.”