Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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Events Tag: Havana Noir

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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, […]

Achy Obejas — Bay Area Book Festival, BAMPFA, Barbro Osher Theater, Berkeley, CA

For decades Cuba has been an American obsession, a political flashpoint, and a forbidden paradise of run-down charm, aromatic rum, cigars, and long hot nights filled with music. After Fidel Castro’s Revolution in 1959, the U.S. and Cuba became estranged. Tens of thousands fled, and Americans were shut out. The Cuban economy crumbled. Then came […]


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