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Malvern presents: An Evening with Santiago Vaquera-Vasquez & Ire'ne Lara Silva

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An Evening with Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez & Ire’ne Lara Silva


May 2, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm




Join us for a reading with writers Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez and Ire’ne Lara Silva. Santiago will be introducing One Day I’ll Tell You the Things I’ve Seen, his new short story collection that explores Chicano/a and migrant identity.

Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez is also the author of Algún día te cuento las cosas que he visto and Luego el silencio. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of New Mexico.


ire’ne lara silva is the author of furia (poetry, Mouthfeel Press, 2010) and flesh to bone (short stories, Aunt Lute Books, 2013), which won the 2013 Premio Aztlan. In 2015, Aztlan Libre Press will publish her second full length collection of poetry, blood sugar canto. ire’ne is the recipient of the 2014 Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Award, the Fiction Finalist for AROHO’s 2013 Gift of Freedom Award, and the 2008 recipient of the Gloria Anzaldua Milagro Award. She and Moises S. L. Lara are currently co-coordinators for the Flor De Nopal Literary Festival.