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Natalie Scenters-Zapico

Natalie Scenters-Zapico is most recently the author of Lima :: Limón (Copper Canyon Press, 2019). Winner of a Windham Campbell Prize, she is the author of poems published in The New Republic, Colorado Review, and New England Review, among others.

Winter 2024

En Cognato

By Natalie Scenters-Zapico

I eat cereal from a two-dolár McDonald’s glass. Cadmium-laced red Ronalds dance up and down to inaudible música. McDonald’s will buy the glass back for three dólares, but why bother? […]

Winter 2024

In Cognate

By Natalie Scenters-Zapico

The cognate hides in plain sight little spies everywhere, no sense without them. Legislation of barbarous imperialism in dull black ink the letters remain the same. It is the order […]

July/Aug 2018

Receta en el cajón

By Natalie Scenters-Zapico

Ingredients Mezcal DogsBay LeavesCoffee Stars Cow FeetOnionMesh Sieve TripeNarrow BonesChiles GuajillosTinita Copal Oregano LimesTortilla HenGarlicSaltLadle Directions 1. When your macho comes home gurgling a bottle of mezcal, begin the menudo. […]