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, such as 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), and Fifteen Candles: 15 Tales of Taffeta, Hairspray, Drunk Uncles, and other Quinceañera Stories (HarperCollins, 2007). She lives in Los Angeles and is an Assistant Professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at California State University, San Bernardino. 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