Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa,  is an Afro-Puerto Rican novelist, memoirist, and

PEN finalist who grounds her work on  Puerto Rican communities on the island

and in New York City.  Her second novel is slated to be published in the coming year by Amistad Press, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishing. 

“I tell the story not-told, the stories our abuelas shared on long ago balcones.

I give voice and faces to those who have never been allowed to tell their own story.” 

Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa discusses her novel, Daughters of the Stone.