Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Alan Diaz is a senior at Florida International University. He has served as the editor of the college newspaper, and he was our most recent editorial intern. He's also one of the nicest people you'll ever meet. He turned 21 years old this past November, which made him old enough for our purposes.
The end of the year has yielded some marvellous reading. The whole of Gngerbread is like this, and this is its subject matter. Her work is discursive, densely wound as a ball of wool and sometimes as difficult to untangle. We have a magician in our midst. What she cares about is the writing, the doing of it, the thinking, the following of a thread of an idea or a trail of breadcrumbs, if we really must wherever it leads her.