Isabella Valdez

Isabella Valdez is eighteen and worried about the world.

Stories by Isabella Valdez


Illustrated by Lakshmy Mathur

I heard you’ve been waiting tables in your underwear. That you’ve been flitting from customer to customer, balancing serving dishes on your forearms, cutlery dancing off your fingertips. When I went down to the diner where you work you weren’t there, even though it was your shift. I asked for the manager, and when he …