Rocio Vargas Herrera

Biography

Rocio Vargas Herrera was born of a Calo (Gypsy) father and a Gacho (non-Gypsy) mother in the Republic of Panama and currently lives in the United States. Rocio is an adventurous storyteller-turned-author. She is a self-proclaimed bohemian; with her head in the clouds and her feet on the ground.
Rocio felt inspired to give insight on the little known story of the Roma people.

Rocio Vargas Herrera, nacío de padre de Calo (gitano) y madre gacho (no gitana) en la República de Panamá y actualmente vive en los Estados Unidos. Rocio es una narradora aventurera convertida en autor. . Ella se auto-proclamado bohemia con su cabeza en las nubes y sus pies en el suelo.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The firs book that really absorbed me in it entirety was Secret Garden.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I love to read, mostly whatever expands the mind. This allows me to grow as a an individual.
Read more of this interview.

Where to find Rocio Vargas Herrera online


Where to buy in print


Books

Echoes of My Clan
Price: $2.11 $1.06 USD. (50% off until Sep. 30!) Words: 114,410. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With her novel Echoes of my Clan, Rocío Vargas Herrera has managed to clarify many doubts about the feelings and way of thinking of the gypsies. Her agile, eloquent and easy to read pen takes us by the hand through the experiences and sufferings of the main character; first as a girl who must live in the world of the whites, away from her clan, and then as an adult woman during the terrifying time
Ecos de mi clan
Price: $2.11 $1.06 USD. (50% off until Sep. 30!) Words: 115,710. Language: Spanish. Published: December 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Echoes of my Clan logra esclarecer muchas dudas sobre los sentimientos y manera de pensar de los gitanos. Nos lleva de la mano a través de las vivencias y sufrimientos del personaje principal; primero como una niña que debe ambientarse en el mundo de los blancos o gachos, y como mujer adulta durante los terroríficos tiempos de la Segunda Guerra Mundia.

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