Ire’ne Lara Silva is the author of furia, which received an Honorable Mention for the 2011 International Latino Book Award, and flesh to bone which won the 2013 Premio Aztlan, placed 2nd for the 2014 NACCS Tejas Foco Award for Fiction, and was a finalist for Foreword Review’s Book of the Year Award in Multicultural Fiction.


She received the 2014 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Award, the A Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2013 Gift of Freedom Award in fiction, and the 2008 Gloria Anzaldua Milagro Award.


She lives in Austin, Texas.


You can find her at her own site.

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