Pedro Ponce

 Pedro Ponce is the author of Stories After Goya and Superstitions of Apartment Life. Excerpts from Dreamland, his novel-in-progress, have appeared recently in the online journal Transmission.

On the Preparation of Books

Hungry and observant cooks would have noticed the texture of the pages salvaged from the spent fire, a crispness and pliability recalling firsthand accounts of certain meats.