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September 9, 2009

Mayra Santos-Febres, Author

Mayra Santos-Febres (born 1966) is a Puerto Rican author, poet, novelist, professor of literature, and literary critic who has garnered fame at home and abroad.

One of her most famous books is Sirena Selena vestida de pena (published in English as Sirena Selena), in which she describes the life of a teenaged homosexual male drag queen who works in the streets and has a talent for singing boleros. Read more here

1 comment:

Fly Girl said...

Never heard of this author and I try to keep up WIth Caribbean writers. Thanks for the info.


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