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Pilar Fraile Amador
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Pilar Fraile Amador
Pilar Fraile Amador is a Spanish writer and poet highly regarded for her writing across several genres. She has published the short story collection Los Nuevos Pobladores, as well as four poetry collections:  Falta (Ed. Amargord), Larva & Cerca (Ed. Amargord), La pecera subterránea (Ed. Amargord) and El límite de la ceniza (Prensas universitarias de Zaragoza). Her work (both translated and original) has appeared in diverse anthologies and magazines across the globe, and her anticipated first novel, Las ventajas de la vida en el campo, has just been released by Penguin Random House branch Caballo de Troya in March 2018.

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Vol. 71
A Cabinet of Curiosity
Fall 2018
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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January 15, 2019
Outside the stars were fading and the sky was slowly rosying at the edges when we found the skeleton. At first it was visible only as a clutch of white daggers, thickly clotted with spiderwebs, compressed between the plaster wall and the heavy wooden timbers. I don’t know what I expected it to be.
January 8, 2019
On the bus, we were told to remember everything, to testify, testify, testify. We’d heard this many times before. Remember and testify, they would say, in order that this or that bad thing does not happen again. I harbored no such faith in remembering. Nor in testimony. I fail to believe in them still.
January 1, 2019
Someone shouted at me to grab a blanket or a coat or something for crissakes, the narrator of The Bystander says, and wrap your old man up, because after assaulting the woman the narrator’s father liked best, and after running out with nothing on but the soap from the bath he’d been taking with her, the narrator’s father is standing on the street, shouting imprecations at her,
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