Dahlma Llanos Figueroa

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


*** Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa was shortlisted for the 2010 PEN America Robert Bingham Fellowship for Writers!! ***

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

  • hispanic literature
  • latina studies
  • literary fiction
  • latin american studies
  • caribbean literature
  • contemporary fiction
  • puerto rican literature
  • 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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    Orlando Gonzalez, painter, homepage image | Richard Stokes, photograper, book jacket | Dudley Vacianna, painter, book cover art