It is a great honor to introduce you to Lorena Garcia, she has been with Barrio Writers since June 2009. She published her first piece titled, "Sparky" in the 1st Edition of Barrio Writers in Spring 2010 and participated in Summer 2010 as well. Her new story, "Saving Our Home" will be published in the 2nd Edition of Barrio Writers scheduled to be released Spring of 2011.
Recently, she was invited to be a guest speaker at Chapman University, she presented the following essay alongside keynote speaker Michele Serros, author of "How to be a Chicana Role Model". Her piece, "My Education" was written to provide insight about her life as a high school student and path to obtaining higher education.