The Night of the Radish festival takes place every December 23rd in Oaxaca © Tara Lowry, 2013

Surface Tension (a story based on Oaxaca’s celebration La Noche de los Rábanos, December 23)

Only the official registration form on file in the archives and my now-aging memory can attest to Celestino’s entry in the 1952 contest, the year of his biggest loss. The neighbors only saw him carry from his workshop a lump the size of a small dog like those that sleep in the street, covered by […]

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