LOREA CANALES AUTHOR
Lorea Canales is the author of Becoming Marta (Amazon Crossings/Amazon Publishing), and Amazon Bestseller, Kindle First pick and winner of the Latino Book Award. It was originally published in Spanish 2011 by Random House, Mexico. And in 2018 in Poland by Illuminatio. She is also the author of Los Perros 2013 (Random House, Mexico). Her collection of short stories Mínimas Despedidas, was most recently published by Dharma Books in 2019. Born and raised in Mexico, Canales graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico of Monterrey. She then obtained an LLM from Georgetown Law and worked as a lawyer in Washington, DC, and Mexico before joining the newspaper Reforma to cover Mexican courts and as an investigative reporter. She worked as an editor for the Spanish news service of the New York Times. In 2010, Canales received an MFA from NYU. Her articles and short stories have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies.