Arlene Carballo Figueroa

Photo: Isabel A. Fadhel Carballo

Arlene Carballo Figueroa (b. 1961) is the author of the anthology of stories women who behave MAL (2013), awarded second place in the International Latino Book Awards (ILBA) of 2016. She has published two children’s books and won the National Youth Literature Prize of the PEN Club of Puerto Rico with her youth novel, Indóciles (2018), selected by El Nuevo Día as one of the best books of the year and winner of an honorable mention at the ILBA (2019).