January 31, 2014 • ire’ne lara silva’s flesh to bone is the talk of the town! flesh to bone was recently reviewed in the San Antonio Express-News by Barbara Renaud Gonzalez, who says, “I have never read a book like this.” She was also interviewed on Letras Latinas and Words on a Wire. Read on to find out more.
January 24, 2014 • ire’ne lara silva, author of flesh to bone, will be the Featured Writer at the Austin Baha’i Center Saturday February 1. She will also attend the annual NACCS Tejas Foco Conference February 20-22 as a panelist on “Feminist Wars on Bitch, Puta, and Cunt: Debunking the Derogatory terms in Literary and Social Contexts.”
January 17, 2014 • This evening, LeAnne Howe, author of Choctalking on Other Realities, will make the keynote address, Embodied Tribalography: The First Installment, at the University of Toronto’s The Language of Ceremony. This is the university’s second event in the series Speech Acts and Joyous Utterances: Translating, Teaching, Learning, and Living, Indigenous Tribalographies.
January 10, 2014 • Jo Scott-Coe, author of Teacher at Point Blank: Confronting Sexuality, Violence, and Secrets in a Suburban School, was featured as a Writer in Residence at Poets & Writers for the month of December. In her last two essays, Scott-Coe discusses the value of writing and workshops and offers valuable advice to writers.