By Judy Grahn
…An unique and actual voice…with a special imaginative and prescient. a mix of indigenismo and folktales retold in a contemporary vein…these tales come from the clouds, from spirits of old ancestors, from the indirect corners of the human consciousness…A new and fascinating duende is born. —Alejandro Murguia, writer of This conflict known 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 informed tales, she could have wound the tendrils of her magic the best way ire’ne lara silva paints her international. —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 lifeless, 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 earlier than the tip, After the start: Stories
In her extraordinary fiction debut, flesh to bone, ire’ne lara silva makes use of hauntingly lyrical language to inform tales solid 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 excessive, the tales sweep us into one other international the place we come nose to nose with the private truths. Brava! —Norma Cantú, writer of Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en los angeles Frontera
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A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet by Judy Grahn