Las Criaturas is a hybrid collection that blends poetic and speculative narrative forms to tell stories of untold women.
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Praise for Las Criaturas
“There is an awareness that, nestled within our dormant DNA, we have our own monster within, just waiting for the chance to be free. Leticia Urieta’s Las Criaturas is the culmination of all those stories. We are lucky to have this book.” -jo reyes boitel, author of mouth and Michael+Josephine
“Las Criaturas is a visceral incantation of memory and ancestral knowledge that blends horror and awe, myth and fairytale. In this stunning collection, Leticia Urieta explores the monstrous and the divine to re-embody the power of womanhood into its ever-present, hybrid forms.” -Natalia Sylvester, author of Chasing the Sun and Everybody Knows You Go Home
Press and Reviews about Las Criaturas
“‘Las Criaturas’: The monstrous as a form of power and beauty”-Andrea Rodés for Al Día
“Las Criaturas by Leticia Urieta Balances Folklore with the Hunger of Survival”-Reviewed by Anthony Isaac Bradley for Infrarrealista Review
“Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with 8 Books By Texas Authors”-Texas Highways