Creature Feature: Los Duendes

Through Halloween, The Monitor is running a nine-part series of mine featuring illustrations by various artists. Called Creature Feature, the column consists of retellings of local legends about strange beings. This week’s story was “Los Duendes,” illustrated by Bianca Ríos. “Los Duendes,” page 1 “Los Duendes,” page 2

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Creature Feature: Devil’s Lagoon

Ramping up to Halloween, The Monitor is printing a nine-part series entitled “Creature Feature.” Published each Thursday, this column features my retellings of creepy tales of ghosts, ghouls and cucuys from deep South Texas, with illustrations by a variety of local artists. The third of the stories, featuring art by Marco Sánchez,…

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