Puerto Rican Author Marisel Vera on the Meaning of Home After a Hurricane

‘The Taste of Sugar’ showcases love after the U.S. invasion of Puerto Rico in 1898

Alicia Ramírez
ZORA

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Marisel Vera. Photo: Wes Carrasquillo

Anyone who lives in Puerto Rico can tell you that life is divided into two chapters: life before Hurricane María and after. Since Hurricane María made landfall in September 2017, there has been what the…

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Alicia Ramírez
ZORA

Alicia Ramírez is a New York-based writer covering theatre, identity, and culture.