ire'ne lara silva

2502 E. Oltorf St. #1527
Austin, TX 78741
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Author's Bio

ire’ne lara silva is the author of two poetry collections, furia (Mouthfeel Press, 2010) and Blood Sugar Canto (Saddle Road Press, 2016), an e-chapbook, Enduring Azucares, (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015), as well as a short story collection, flesh to bone (Aunt Lute Books, 2013) which won the Premio Aztlán. She and poet Dan Vera are also the co-editors for the forthcoming collection of poetry and essays, Imaniman: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands, (Aunt Lute Books, 2017). ire'ne was recently named a 2016-2018 Texas Touring Roster Artist.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Blood Sugar Canto
(Saddle Road Press, 2016)
, flesh to bone
(Aunt Lute Books, 2013)
, furia
(Mouthfeel Press, 2010)
Chapbook: 
Enduring Azucares
(Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
2014 Final Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation Prize 2014 NACCS Tejas FOCO 2nd place 2013 Premio Aztlan 2013 Fiction Finalist for A Room of Her Own's Gift of Freedom Award 2008 Recipient of the Gloria Anzaldua Milagro Award

More Information

Listed as: 
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Lockney
Raised in: 
Rio Grande Valley, TX
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Last updated: Dec 02, 2016