Petra Salazar — “radioactive eugenics” and “una fantasma”


Petra Salazar is a white (tres)passing “coyote” (regional term for an indohispano/anglo racial identity) from Española, New Mexico. They are an educator at a Montessori school and at They were a finalist and honorable mention in the 2022 Button Chapbook Contest. Petra’s work has been published or is forthcoming in Colorado Review, Indiana Review, Sonora Review, Latin American Literature Today, and elsewhere.