The Dead Will Rise and Save Us: Stories by Paul Pedroza


THE DEAD WILL RISE AND SAVE US is a collection of short stories set in the border cities of El Paso/Juarez with an array of interesting characters, which range from high school students negotiating their identities, homeless characters living in the San Jacinto Plaza, characters that navigate the border between Ciudad Juarez and El Paso, and more.

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This collection embodies life in the border in many ways, such as the bilingualism of the characters, the socio-cultural elements of the settings, and the tensions between the difficulties and beauty of living in the border region.

Paul Pedroza was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He received his M.F.A. in Fiction from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His work has appeared in Rattle, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Palabra, BorderSenses, Confluencia, Inquiring Mind Buddhist Magazine, and in various anthologies, including Our Lost Border (Arte Publico Press, 2013) and New Border Voices (TAMU Press, 2014). Currently, he teaches at New Mexico State University and is completing his first novel.

The Dead Will Rise and Save Us: Stories by Paul Pedroza
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