Dahlma Figueroa, Afro-Latina, literature, narrative, storyteller, Afro-Caribbean, poetic, Puerto Rican, narrative, immigration, woman, mother, daughter, African-American, bicultural, intergenerational, journey, Latina, historic, tradition, ancestors

Welcome to my website

I'm often asked who I write for. Well, I write for women and men, old and young, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives and people of all cultures. I'm asked why I write. I write because couldn't find my world on the pages of the books I was given. So I started writing my own. This web site is the story of that journey. I hope you'll come back and visit often.

-Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa,
Author of Daughters of the Stone
A top 10 selection for 2010 - Black Pearls Magazine

 

Daughters of the Stone is for people interested in...

- hispanic literature

- caribbean literature

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- latina studies

- contemporary fiction

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- literary fiction

- puerto rican literature

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- latin american studies

- women's fiction

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- afro-puerto rican literature

- immigrant experience

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- mothers and daughters

- african diaspora

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- slavery in puerto rico 

- family sagas

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

- latinas in the US

- labor in puerto rico

 

 

 

 

     

 

 
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