Shawn Gonzalez is pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. Her research interests include multilingual literature and literary translation.
Dream Come Trueby Guillermo Samperio, translated from the Spanish by Shawn Gonzalez
Leticia thought that she was receiving a certified check for 85 pesos, but her bank, by mistake, made it for 48.7 million pesos. The next day, Leticia went to cash the check without having realized the error, until the bank gave her two boxes full of 500 peso bills, and she went straight home.