Monday, March 03, 2008

Sneak peek: Latinos in Lotusland reading this Wednesday, March 5th at Cal State L.A.!

Come join us this week for a sneak peek of the forthcoming Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature (Bilingual Press)

This landmark anthology brings together 60 years of Los Angeles fiction by 34 Latina/o writers. Five contributors will read from their work followed by Q&A:

Helena María Viramontes, Danny Romero, Lisa Alvárez, Reyna Grande, Daniel Olivas and Melinda Palacio

The panelists who have books in print will also be signing after the presentation. And if we’re lucky, we might have a few advance copies of Latinos in Lotusland, too!

DATE: Wednesday, March 5th

TIME: 6:10 - 8:00 p.m.

PLACE: Cal State L.A., 5151 State University Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90032, Music 120 (in Music Building)

PARKING: Structure C or Lot 5

ADMISSION: Free! Reception to follow

CAMPUS MAP: Click here

SPONSOR: Cal State L.A.'s Department of Chicano Studies

There will be additional Latinos in Lotusland events this year that you won't want to miss. This landmark anthology includes stories and novel excerpts by Kathleen Alcalá • Frederick Luis Aldama • Lisa Alvarez • Victorio Barragán • Daniel Chacón • Kathleen de Azevedo • Alex Espinoza • Rudy Ch. Garcia • Estella González • Melanie González • Rigoberto González • Reyna Grande • Stephen D. Gutiérrez • Alvaro Huerta • Michael Jaime-Becerra • Manuel Luis Martínez • Alejandro Morales • Manuel Muñoz • Daniel A. Olivas • Melinda Palacio • Salvador Plascencia • Manuel Ramos • Sandra Ramos O’Briant • Wayne Rapp • John Rechy • Luis J. Rodríguez • Danny Romero • Conrad Romo • Jorge Saralegui • Jennifer Silva Redmond• Mario Suárez • Luis Alberto Urrea • Richard Vásquez • Helena María Viramontes.


Francisco Aragón said...

Looking forward to this book. Would like to do an e-interview with you on it for LETRA LATINAS BLOG.
Are there advance review copies available yet?

Daniel A. Olivas said...

Gracias, Francisco. I think we're out of ARCs but I can mail you a copy when they come out...soon.