Iris Gómez


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IRIS GÓMEZ is an award-winning writer and nationally-recognized expert on the rights of immigrants in the United States. She is the author of two poetry collections, Housicwhissick Blue (Edwin Mellen Press, 2003) and When Comets Rained (CustomWords, 2004), which earned a prestigious national poetry prize from the University of California. Her work is widely published in a variety of literary and other periodicals.

A respected public interest immigration lawyer and law school lecturer, she has represented civil rights groups and individuals in high impact cases and won professional awards for her accomplishments–including a Las Primeras award for Latina trailblazers in Massachusetts. She has frequently been called upon to write and speak on i
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Welcome! Here's where you learn about me, my professional & literary background, & my books, including my novel, TRY TO REMEMBER (Grand Central Publishing May 2010) [image error]ISBN: 987-0-446-55619-4

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Culturally savvy Colombian teenager Gabriela de la Paz, newly arrived in Miami, is a devoted daughter who is trying to keep her volatile and mentally ill...

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Try to Remember

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