Thursday, September 10, 2009

Daniel Alarcón at Babylon Salon

Daniel Alarcón will read from his novel-in-progress this Saturday at the Babylon Salon event(Cantina SF) in San Francisco. His first novel, Lost City Radio, was published last year in Germany, and is now a finalist for the Internationaler Literaturpreis, an award for the best work of fiction translated into German. Congratulations!

This Saturday's Babylon Salon event at Cantina SF (7pm at 580 Sutter St, San Francisco) will feature fiction writer Daniel Alarcón, poet Pam Uschuk, Chicago Quarterly Review editor Elizabeth McKenzie introducing contributor Michela Martini, and up & coming writers Anthony Gonzales & K. G. Schneider.

Daniel Alarcon is the Associate Editor of Etiqueta Negra, an award-winning monthly magazine published in his native Lima, Peru, and Visiting Scholar at the Center for Latin America Studies at UC Berkeley. He is the author of three works of fiction, including Lost City Radio (PEN USA Award 2008), and most recently El rey siempre está por encima del pueblo, a story collection published in Mexico.

Poetry

Pam Uschuk will read from her work. Pamela is the prize-winning author of five books of poems including CRAZY LOVE. Her work has appeared worldwide in over two hundred and fifty publications. Her literary awards include the Struga International Poetry Prize, awards from the National League of American PEN Women, and a nomination for a Pulitzer prize. She is professor of creative writing and environmental literature at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado.

Featured Literary Publication

Elizabeth McKenzie, editor of Chicago Quarterly Review and 2010 NEA Fellow, will introduce Michela Martini, renowned Italian translator, who will read from her work.

Emerging Writers

Anthony Gonzales and K. G. Schneider will each read from their work. K. G. has had essays published in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009, White Crane, Nerve, Gastronomica, The Best Creative Nonfiction Volume 2, and Powder, an anthology of women's military writing from Kore Press.


1 comment:

Daniel Olivas said...

Lydia, thanks for posting this. Daniel is one of the most talented writers around. He is also very generous to other writers. I wish I could go to the reading! If you want to read my El Paso Times review of his remarkable novel, Lost City Radio, go here:

http://www.danielalarcon.com/english/books/lost_city_radio/ElPasoTimes022507B.pdf