I’m part of Trespass, a collection of stories about animal instincts, human folly, and survival. The collection includes Jeff Vandermeer, Stephen Graham Jones, Karen Russell, Tochi Onyebuchi and Carmen Maria Machado. My story, “The Tiger Came to the Mountains,” is set during the Mexican Revolution. Trespass comes out February 24, 2022 in electronic and audio formats.
The Tiger Came to the Mountains
Mexico, 1917. On a farm during the violent tumult of revolution, a more immediate threat prowls in a short, emotional story about survival by the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic.
She is the adventurer of the family. Her brother, the gentle dreamer. Even as they bond over folktales and hold each other close, their world has never felt so dangerous. Revolutionaries and pelones are in conflict, soldiers have turned into scavengers, and an escaped tiger has slipped up the mountain, looking for easy prey. As the darkest of legends becomes real, a young girl will do anything to save her brother’s life.
Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s The Tiger Came to the Mountains is part of Trespass, a collection of wild stories about animal instincts, human folly, and survival from award-winning, bestselling authors. Read or listen to each in a single sitting.