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Felicia Rose Chavez

Felicia Rose Chavez is a digital storyteller with an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of Iowa. An award-winning educator, Felicia is currently at work on her debut book, The Anti-Racist Writing Workshop: How to Decolonize the Creative Classroom, forthcoming from Haymarket Books in fall 2020. Find her in Black Warrior Review, Normal School, and Brevity, among others, as well as at

Memory Loop

By Felicia Rose Chavez

Look at the phone. Answer the phone. Dad says nothing. Then, “I don’t know, Felicia. God, I don’t know.” Psychologists haven’t yet pinned down an abstract of how memory works. […]