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Lorena Hughes is the award-winning author of The Spanish Daughter and The Sisters of Alameda Street. Born and raised in Ecuador, she moved to the United States when she was eighteen. Her previous work has won first place at the 2011 Southwest Writers International Contest in the historical fiction category, earned an honorable mention at the 2012 Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition, and placed quarter-finalist in the 2014 Amazon Breakout Novel Award. Named one of 9 Rising Latina Authors You Don’t Want to Miss by HIP LATINA, she’s the coordinator of the UNM Writers Conference.


HIP LATINA Rising Latina Authors (November 7, 2017)

Article: "Who Influences You?"  (July 5, 2017)

Interview: "How Do You Write?" Podcast  (November 10, 2017)

Meet the Author (November 13, 2017)

Interview: GSMC Book Review Podcast  (November 14, 2017)

Lessons from Debut Authors, Part I (November 7, 2017)

Lessons from Debut Authors, Part 2 (November 14, 2017)

Lessons from Debut Authors, Part 3 (November 22, 2017)

Article: All Set (December 10, 2017)

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