Felicia Luna Lemus is the author of the novelsTrace Elements of Random Tea Parties (FSG, 2003; Seal Press, 2004) and Like Son (Akashic Books, 2007). Her writing has appeared in numerous publications, including BOMB, The Believer, Latina, and ZYZZYVA. Her fiction and essays have been anthologized in collections includingLengua Fresca: Latinos Writing on the Edge (Mariner Books, 2006, edited by National Book Foundation Excutive Director Harold Augenbraum), A Fictional History of the United States with Huge Chunks Missing (Akashic Books, 2006), It’s So You: 35 Women Write About Personal Expression Through Fashion and Style (Seal Press, 2007), Fifteen Candles: 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and other Quinceañera Stories (HarperCollins, 2007), and Here She Comes Now: Women in Music Who Have Changed Our Lives (Rare Bird Books, 2015). She lives in Los Angeles. more about felicia...
"Lemus is a truly talented storyteller. Highly recommended." -Library Journal "Bursting at the seams with pizzazz and invention..." -The San Francisco Chronicle
"Lemus is a writer with a serious voice." -Time Out New York "...a writer who's got the skills." -Kirkus Reviews
"...sure to attract readers searching for something urban, lively, and a bit different." -Publishers Weekly
"Offers deep insights into familia and cultura without an ounce of heavy-handedness." -Latina Magazine
"Felicia Luna Lemus is fiercely intelligent." -The Advocate
"Lemus' writing on love is intoxicating." -Ruminator Review