Artículo de lujo (Luxury Goods) by Miguel Ángel López Muñoz, translated by S. Qiouyi Lu

Spanish (original)

Artículo de lujo

Al nacer le tatuaron un código de barras en la frente. Desde entonces ahorra para poder comprarse a sí mismo.

English (translation)

Luxury Goods

At birth, they tattooed a barcode on his forehead. Since then, he’s been saving up to buy himself.

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About the Authors

  • Born and raised in 1981 in Madrid, winner of the UPC Award in 2006 and many other prizes. He has published more than a hundred short stories. His latest work is the horror novella La Perversión Fractal (2018). He was also the singer and lyricist of the band Balamb Garden.

  • S. Qiouyi Lu writes, translates, and edits between two coasts of the Pacific. Ær debut biocyberpunk novella In the Watchful City is out now from Tordotcom Publishing, and ær other work has appeared in several award-winning venues. You can find out more about S. at ær website s.qiouyi.lu or on Twitter @sqiouyilu.

Miguel Ángel López Muñoz

Born and raised in 1981 in Madrid, winner of the UPC Award in 2006 and many other prizes. He has published more than a hundred short stories. His latest work is the horror novella La Perversión Fractal (2018). He was also the singer and lyricist of the band Balamb Garden.