Episode 1: Yxta Maya Murray Reads “After Maria” from Conjunctions

In this episode, the debut of The Stack, Yxta Maya Murray reads her story “After Maria” from Conjunctions 73: Earth Elegies.


Yxta Maya Murray is a writer and law professor living in Los Angeles. She won an Art Writers Grant in 2018. Her new novel, Art Is Everything, is forthcoming from Northwestern University Press/Curbstone. Her collection of short fiction, The World Doesn’t Work That Way, but It Could, is forthcoming from University of Nevada Press.



Published by Bard College, Conjunctions is a home for innovative fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by emerging voices and contemporary masters. For nearly forty years, Conjunctions has challenged accepted forms and styles, with equal emphasis on groundbreaking experimentation and rigorous quality.