Manuel is a New York City-based writer, editor, and critical thinker. A pop culture enthusiast and an eternal Buffy fan, he mostly writes about queer and Latinx media and culture.
He's a regular contributor to Remezcla and Backstage Magazine. He has a regular monthly column ("Movie-Made Gay") over at Catapult. Featured in Film Comment, Esquire, The Atlantic, Electric
Literature, Los Angeles Review of Books & Vice, among others.
He's one of the writers of Chad Sell's graphic novel The Cardboard Kingdom (Knopf Books for Young Readers), a New York Times Summer Pick.
Writing Portfolio here.