Ire'ne Lara Silva
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Rooted in a Chicana/Latina/indigenous geographic and cultural sensibility, the stories in flesh to bone are concerned with borders of all kinds--particularly the physical borders of the American Southwest-- and the potential for transformation and healing. The nine stories in write and rewrite myth from a woman's of view, as they tell stories of women and children whose lives are shaped by the social, political, ecological, and economic disruption...
In homage to Gloria Anzaldúa and her iconic work Borderlands/La Frontera, award-winning poets ire'ne lara silva and Dan Vera have assembled the work of 54 writers who reflect on the complex terrain-the deeply felt psychic, social, and geopolitical borderlands-that Anzaldúa inhabited, theorized, explored, and invented. Named for the Nahuatl word meaning "their soul," Imaniman presents work that is sparked from the soul: the individual soul, the communal...