Irete Lazo

Fiction Writer

Phone: 
408-621-4902

Author's Bio

Irete Lazo (a pseudonym) is a practicing santera and former scientist who received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has been a reporter at the San Jose Mercury News, an editor at Latina magazine and a science correspondent for National Public Radio’s Latino USA. She is currently a freelance science writer living with her husband and son in the San Francisco Bay Area. THE ACCIDENTAL SANTERA is her first novel.

Publications & Prizes

Book:
The Accidental Santera (Thomas Dunne Books, 2008)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Latino/Latina/Latinx
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
San Antonio
Raised in: 
Austin, TX
Texas
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Last update: Sep 12, 2013