Daniel & Ben talk with Ire'ne Lara Silva, author of "Flesh to Bone." Ire'ne talks about making the leap from being a poet to a fiction writer, and shares a memory of a nightmare from her childhood that inspired her to write. Ire'ene also explains why her works tend to lean "dark." She also gives us a preview of her upcoming poetry project about diabetes & healing.
This week's Poem of the Week is by Benjamin Alire Saenz, read by the author: "Poem for Sunday."
And in this week's Poetic License, writer Conrad Romo reads "Four Jackasses," which explores what Conrad's ideal funeral would be like. http://www.tongueandgroovela.com/
Aired Jan. 26, 2014.