Rafael Frumkin’s novel, The Comedown, was published by Henry Holt in 2018. His work has appeared in Guernica, the Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Outside, Pacific Standard, and the Best American Nonrequired Reading. He is an assistant professor of creative writing at Southern Illinois University.
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‘In his suit, with his pigtail and his montera, he was pure potential: he could be masculine vanquisher or gold-embroidered fairy. He was both, actually, at all times, and nobody who came to see him fight thought any less of him for it.’