Words, Talks Plus

Tejana Myth, Memory, and Fiction

When: Wed., March 29, 1-2 p.m.

Tejana/Indígena author ire’ne lara silva will read from her latest work and discuss her approach to reimagining Tejan@ myths. ire’ne lara silva 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. Her first collection of short stories, flesh to bone, was published by Aunt Lute Press in 2013. flesh to bone received the 2013 Premio Aztlan, placed 2ND for the 2014 TEJAS NACCS FOCO Award in Fiction, and was a Finalist for ForeWard Review’s Book of the Year Award in Multicultural Fiction. flesh to bone was also selected as the May 2014 Book of the Month for the National Latino Book Club/Las Comadres. Reading will take place in MB 2.404.

Price: Free