Jaquira Díaz is the author of ORDINARY GIRLS, A MEMOIR (Algonquin Books), a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection, an Indies Introduce Selection, and a November 2019 Indie Next Pick. Her work has been published in Rolling Stone, the Guardian, Longreads, the Fader, and T: The New York Times Style Magazine, and included in The Best American Essays 2016. She splits her time between Montréal and Miami Beach with her partner, the writer Lars Horn. Visit her website or read an essay. Examine the function of plot in Jaquira’s craft session.