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Dear writers: For the end of summer and as we move into fall, I’ll able to take on a limited number of clients. I promise reasonable rates for editing/consultation work. Whether you’re working on poetry or prose, a chapbook or a full-length collection, I can help you see your way to a more complete work. I also am available for consultations regarding promoting your recent or forthcoming publication or setting up readings in Texas bookstores.

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Saddle Road Press out of Hawai’i will be publishing my second full-length collection of poetry, Blood Sugar Canto, in January 2016. Pre-order available now! Books will be shipped out mid-January!
Go to Books to pre-order…

“Silva is a poet-curandera who “sings the body electric,” transforming suffering into song. She probes the ways that love, justice and forgiveness help heal our individual selves and our communities. I am profoundly grateful for ire’ne’s hard-won wisdom and poetic gifts.”
–Demetria Martinez, author of The Block Captain’s Daughter

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Enduring Azucares, a digital chapbook featuring 7 poems from Blood Sugar Canto in English and Spanish is available now from Sibling Rivalry Press. Translations by Julieta Corpus.

$3

http://siblingrivalrypress.bigcartel.com/product/enduring-azucares-an-srp-digital-chapbook-by-irene-lara-silva

Next events:

September 5: Two free writing workshops led by Vincent Cooper and Wade Martin as part of the 2015 Flor De Nopal Literary Festival 2-5pm, Raul Salinas Room, MACC, Austin, TX

For more info: http://www.flordenopalliteraryfestival.wordpress.com

September 24, 2015 7pm “Our Indigenous Flesh” Reading and talk with LeAnne Howe and ire’ne lara silva, Galeria de la Raza,San Francisco, CA

October 22, 2015 6:30pm, Details TBA. San Antonio, TX

Contact me to book a reading, workshop, or other presentation.

Official website for poet/writer ire'ne lara silva

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