"Mariana Enriquez is a witch and a prophet and a witness for those existing in liminal spaces, and, like, also some kind of spindly thorn bush that grows in South America and becomes integral to how you view a landscape."
"This book made me feel like something was watching me from my closet. And
that something could have been a zombie child I’m afraid of having one day
or the beautiful girl with scars on her arm I sat next to in math class who
I wanted to be friends because she scared me, a dead friend I never texted
back, all the men who told me to calm down, or my own fucked up country.
These stories have undead lives of their own. They have bugs crawling out
of their ears. They leave dirty footprints in your kitchen. These stories
want to scare you, but also, like the women who inhabit them, want to be
An arresting collection of short stories, reminiscent of Shirley Jackson and Julio Cortazar, by an exciting new international talent.