Migration Stories in the American Border Crisis
Program in Latin American Studies; Humanities Council, Valeria Luiselli
September 15, 2020 · 5:00 pm—6:30 pm · Webinar
A talk by Valeria Luiselli, an author who was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India.
An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, Luiselli is the author of the essay collection Sidewalks; the novels Faces in the Crowd and The Story of My Teeth; Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions and Lost Children Archive. She is the recipient of a 2019 MacArthur Fellowship and the winner of two Los Angeles Times Book Prizes, The Carnegie Medal, an American Book Award and has been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Kirkus Prize and the Booker Prize. She has been a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree and the recipient of a Bearing Witness Fellowship from the Art for Justice Fund. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta and McSweeney’s, among other publications and has been translated into more than twenty languages. She is a Writer in Residence at Bard College and lives in New York City.
Reading will be followed by a discussion with:
Jhumpa Lahiri, Creative Writing
Rubén Gallo, Spanish and Portuguese
Registration is required for this event. To register and receive a Zoom Webinar link, go to: https://princeton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_V6IzOKGTTlaPIMdpLxu3Jg
Co-sponsored by the Program in Creative Writing, Humanities Council, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Program in American Studies, Program in Latino Studies and Department of English