The Massachusetts Review, Volume 60, Issue 1
“Beyond the Point,” story by Caio Fernando Abreu

I was realizing, inside the rain, that maybe I didn’t want him to know that I was me, and I was.

 
 

Los Angeles Review of Books: Epistolary Issue, No. 21
“The Sluts and the Saints: a Letter to Zézim,” essay by Caio Fernando Abreu

The solution, I agree, is not in restraint. You don’t have to restrain yourself; you have to eat out of the banquet, Zézim.

 
 

Words Without Borders: Brazil Beyond Rio
“Beauty, a Terrible Story,” story by Caio Fernando Abreu

They continued staring at each other. A nearly unbearable moment, amid cigarette smoke, full ashtrays, empty cups.