Cover features an illustration of a pill bottle spilling over.

Teen Aloe

Claire Jimenez

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In Teen Aloe, after a prolonged complaint and sudden hospital visit, a woman’s mother begins to age backward. As their roles reverse, they must both confront the same long-standing tensions all over again.

Claire Jimenez is a Puerto Rican writer who grew up in Brooklyn and Staten Island, New York. She is the author of Staten Island Stories (Johns Hopkins Press, December 2019), which received the 2019 Hornblower Award for a first book from the New York Society Library.