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By Judy Grahn

Winner of the self sustaining writer booklet "IPPY" Award and an American booklet Award! Rooted in a Chicana/Latina/indigenous geographic and cultural sensibility, the tales of flesh to bone tackle the strength of fable, previous and new, giving voice to people who event the disruption and violence of the borderlands. In those 9 stories, Silva metes out a livid justice—a whirling, lyrical energy—that scatters the panorama with bones of transformation, reclamation, and therapeutic.
…An unique and genuine voice…with a different imaginative and prescient. a mix of indigenismo and folktales retold in a latest vein…these tales come from the clouds, from spirits of historic ancestors, from the indirect corners of the human consciousness…A new and interesting duende is born. —Alejandro Murguia, writer of This battle referred to as Love
If Chagall had written, he could have painted phrases within the fierce brushstrokes of ire’ne lara silva’s tales. If Remedios Varo had advised tales, she could have wound the tendrils of her magic the best way ire’ne lara silva paints her global. —Cecile Pineda, writer Devil’s Tango: How I realized the Fukushima step-by-step
ire’ne lara silva writes approximately what’s among darkish shadow and sunlight, whilst, as at the Day of the useless, we're so conscious of the sacred. even though fiction, ire’ne’s prose turns out to remodel into chanting verse. —Dagoberto Gilb, writer of prior to the tip, After the start: Stories
In her very good fiction debut, flesh to bone, ire’ne lara silva makes use of hauntingly lyrical language to inform tales forged within the Latin American culture of Juan Rulfo and Maria Luisa Bombal. yet, don't mistake this paintings for magical realism. The fantastical components, uncooked voices, and transferring realities inhabit an emotional, mental, and all-too-physical panorama of loss and violence. Life-affirming and extreme, the tales sweep us into one other global the place we come nose to nose with the inner most truths. Brava! —Norma Cantú, writer of Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en l. a. Frontera

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