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An leaves prison and finds herself in a gentrified city that is a shadow of the one she remembers from her childhood And in the title story “Sabrina Corina” a Denver family falls into a cycle of violence against women coming together only through ritualSabrina Corina is a moving narrative of unrelenting feminine power and an exploration of the universal experiences of abandonment heritage and an eternal sense of ho 3 stars Sabrina Corina is a touching collection of short stories In these 11 stories Kali Fajardo Anstine depicts the lives and experiences of Latinas in the United States mainly in Denver Colorado Their everyday realities are marked by many social injustices poverty racism sexism addiction parental neglect emotional and physical abuse While Fajardo Anstine doesn t shy away from portraying their bleak circumstances the stories never felt pessimistic or overwhelming depressing As the characters are contending with grief and trauma personal and generational they find some solace in moments of connection a sense of understanding or kinship with others The women in these stories also find comfort in taking part in or looking back to family traditions These scenes gave the stories a rather bittersweet tone one that perfectly complemented Fajardo Anstine s tender yet bold proseMotherhood sisterhood and f

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A haunting debut story collection on friendship mothers and daughters and the deep rooted truths of our homelands centered on Latinas of indigenous ancestry that shines a new light on the American West Kali Fajardo Anstine’s magnetic story collection breathes life into her Latina characters of indigenous ancestry and the land they inhabit Set against the remarkable backdrop of Denver Colorado–a place that is as fie More detailed review to comeUpdate 3420Average rating 3725Final rating 355I felt so all over the place with this collection and I think ultimately my biggest takeaway is that this was sad to read Not that it was badly written it emphatically was not but there is so much sadness here that it is ingrained in every single world and I sometimes find that difficult to read My mental health only allows for so much sadness before I m desperate for any small amount of joy and I think that s a huge part of why it took me an entire month to read 11 short stories These are good and I ll get into them each individually in a moment but know that this isn t a happy collection in any way and I think you all should know that going inOk Let s talk about the stories themselves Sugar Babies 45God this was sad be prepared to hear that times This is a story about motherhood and the past and digging up trauma which are all ul

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Rce as it is exuisite–these women navigate the land the way they navigate their lives with caution grace and uiet force In “Sugar Babies” ancestry and heritage are hidden inside the earth but tend to rise during land disputes “Any Further West” follows a sex worker and her daughter as they leave their ancestral home in southern Colorado only to find a foreign and hostile land in California In “Tomi” a wom The cycles of violence against women in these stories broke me But Kali Fajardo Anstine has a way in her writing to make you want to read me I really wish this was a novel I was so invested in the characters and plot that I read the book twice only 200pgs This collection of short stories is ugly yet beautiful A moving narrative on the life of Indigenous Latina women Sabrina Corina is a must read Thank you NetGalley Random House One world Publishing for the e copy in exchange for an honest review


About the Author: Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Kali Fajardo Anstine is a National Book Award Finalist and the author of Sabrina & Corina a finalist for the PENBingham Prize and The Story Prize and longlisted for the Aspen Words Literary Prize Fajardo Anstine is the 2019 recipient of the Denver Mayor’s Award for Global Impact in the Arts Her fiction and essays has appeared in GAY Magazine The American Scholar Boston Review Bellevue Lite



10 thoughts on “Sabrina Corina Stories

  1. says:

    35 starThere is a depth of sadness in these stories lightened at times by connections with others or by a slight acknowledgement or recognition that maybe there is a way forward Children mostly young girls being left behind by their mothers and sometimes their fathers by death by being left willfully or by abandonment even before they have left is a recurring theme in a number of these stories They all take place in or around D

  2. says:

    More detailed review to comeUpdate 3420Average rating 3725Final rating 355I felt so all over the place with this collection and I think ultimately my biggest takeaway is that this was sad to read Not that it was badly writ

  3. says:

    Rating 3550GenreContemporary Cultural Short Stories National Book Award Nominee for Fiction 2019 This is the first book I read among those nominated for the National Book Award in 2019 I hope to get around and read the rest as well Sabrina Corina is a book of short stories where the stories revolve around Latina women who live in C

  4. says:

    An often dark yet overall moving short story collection that centers Latinas living in Denver Colorado These women’s experiences are diverse though common themes run throughout the collection including familial and domestic violence what happens when people we love change and the culture and resilience of Latinas Each story felt distinct and important yet also blended well together to form a collection about working class women whose expe

  5. says:

    The cycles of violence against women in these stories broke me But Kali Fajardo Anstine has a way in her writing to make you want to read me I really wish this was a novel I was so invested in the characters and plot that I read the book twice only 200pgs This collection of short stories is ugly yet beautiful A moving narrative on the life of Indigenous Latina women; Sabrina Corina is a must read Thank you NetGalley Random House

  6. says:

    This book of short stories by Kali Fajardo Anstine and from the Tournament of Books longlist focuses on the live

  7. says:

    45 starsThis was a brilliantly crafted collection They are stories that were strongly themed and tied together by location by the Indi

  8. says:

    3 ½ stars Sabrina Corina is a touching collection of short stories In these 11 stories Kali Fajardo Anstine depicts the lives and experiences of Latinas in the United States mainly in Denver Colorado Their everyday realities are marked by many social injustices poverty racism sexism addiction parental neglect emotional and physical abuse While Fajardo Anstine doesn't shy away from portraying their bleak cir

  9. says:

    Sabrina Corina is a collection of 10 short stories primarily about Latinx women in the Denver area It is rather bleak full of poverty and violence and specifically near Saguarita a place where the land with its silken fibers of swaying grass resembled a sleeping woman with her face pressed firmly to the pillow a golden blonde by day a raven haired beauty by night as described at the beginning of the first story 'Sugar Babies' Eac

  10. says:

    I love the cover art It's gorgeous and eye catching This collection of short stories Sabrina and Corina centers around female Latina culture in Colorado The stories are both hopeful and sad Every story is thought provoking It's an interesting read that's different from most short story collections It's a good read overall

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