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Events Tag: Achy Obejas

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Past Events

Achy Obejas – The Write Thing Reading Series, Medaille College, Buffalo, NY

Achy Obejas is the author of the critically acclaimed novels including The Tower of the Antilles, Ruins and Days of Awe. She edited and translated (into English) the anthology Havana Noir, and has since translated Junot Díaz, Rita Indiana, Wendy Guerra, and many others. In 2014, she was awarded a USA Ford Fellowship for her […]

Achy Obejas — Bay Area Book Festival, Alta Stage (at Freight and Salvage), Berkeley, CA

This special Saturday night event brings together ten acclaimed authors to explore the concept of “radical hope,” a guiding principle of the Bay Area Book Festival this year and the title of a new anthology conceived by Oakland writer Carolina de Robertis shortly after the latest Presidential election. She asked award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, […]

Preston L. Allen, Eric Charles May, Achy Obejas – Story Week Festival of Writers, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

Literary Rock & Roll Readings/Signings featuring Preston L. Allen (Every Boy Should Have A Man); Eric Charles May (Bedrock Faith); Christine Sneed (Little Known Facts). Band: Street Sounds, honoring the work of poet/bandleader David Hernandez (1946-2013) with readings by Achy Obejas, Eduardo Arocho, Marta Collazo, and Carlos Cumpian. This all-ages event will be held at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark.


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