Summer Mother

“Michael A. Gonzales recounts the life lessons of a favorite auntie.”

Source: Longreads
Published: Oct 14, 2020
Length: 6 minutes (1,720 words)

Beautiful Women, Ugly Scenes: On Novelist Nettie Jones and the Madness of ‘Fish Tales’

Edited by Toni Morrison, the 1983 novel ‘Fish Tales’ by Nettie Jones was supposed to set the literary world on fire. It didn’t.

Source: Longreads
Published: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 23 minutes (5,959 words)

Partners in Crime: The Life, Loves, & Nuyorican Noir of Jerry Rodriguez

Michael Gonzales tells a story of an enduring friendship.

Source: Longreads
Published: Nov 9, 2018
Length: 21 minutes (5,320 words)

Love in the Age of Prince

Michael Gonzales affectionately looks back on a romantic relationship where the partners share a love of Prince.

Source: Catapult
Published: May 2, 2017
Length: 14 minutes (3,630 words)