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Abigail Piña Rocha Carlisle

Abigail Piña Rocha Carlisle is a Chicana illustrator whose work has appeared in edible East Bay, Mascot Books, Z2 Comics, Arte Público Press. Her artwork has been displayed at the Democratic Caucus Room, Book & Job Gallery, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts SF, Sketchpad SF, and Heron Arts.


Illustration by Abigail Piña Rocha Carlisle

Murmurs on the Plain

Summer 2020 | Essays

Rulfo’s literary reputation rests on just two slim books—the short story collection El Llano en llamas (The Plain in Flames), first published in 1953, and the novel Pedro Páramo, released two years later. Pedro Páramo would arguably go on to become the defining novel of Mexico’s twentieth century, inspiring the writers of Latin America’s “Boom” generation and helping to usher in a new age of literature across the continent.