ire’ne lara silva
ire’ne lara silva lives in Austin, TX, and is the author of two chapbooks: ani’mal and INDíGENA. Her first collection of poetry, furia, was published by Mouthfeel Press in October 2010 and received an Honorable Mention for the 2011 International Latino Book Award in Poetry. ire’ne is the 2014 recipient of the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation Award, the winner of the 2013 Premio Aztlán Literary Prize, the Fiction Finalist for AROHO’s 2013 Gift of Freedom Award, the 2008 recipient of the Gloria Anzaldúa Milagro Award, a Macondo Workshop member, and a CantoMundo Inaugural Fellow. She and Moisés S. L. Lara are currently co-coordinators for the Flor De Nopal Literary Festival.