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J. Malcolm Garcia

J. Malcolm Garcia’s most recent book is Riding through Katrina with the Red Baron’s Ghost. He currently lives with a family in a trailer court in rural Alabama, where he writes about poverty.

— From November 2018
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Garden Center

Daniela can’t stand Lisa. Exactly why, I’m not sure. I can see her criticizing Lisa, who is her boss, but Daniela’s anger goes well beyond mere criticism. I suspect her rage stems in part from their age difference.

November 2018
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Granny

Every morning Granny came to the Center for coffee. She used her wheelchair like a walker, standing behind it and pushing it through Civic Center Plaza and uphill toward the Center, the dog in the seat, stuffed plastic bags bouncing against the chair’s worn wheels. Seeing me, Granny would stop, shake her head, and let out a long breath as if to say, Isn’t this something?

December 2012
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