Readings/ Events

“All They Will Call You” Book Release Tour 2017

1/27, Friday, Main Book Launch at CSU Fresno with special guests

1/28, Saturday, WordFest at CSU Fresno. Reading , signing and advanced writers workshop. Public Reading 6-8pm.

2/7, 7pm, City Lights Books, San Francisco, featuring special guests (Details coming!)

2/16, 12-1:30pm, Houston, Texas, Gulf Coast Reading Series Lunch Discussion (details coming)

2/17, 7pm, Houston, Texas, Gulf Coast Reading Series, featured author (details coming)

3/10-13, Arizona, Tucson Book Festival, (Details coming!)

3/23, 6:30pm, College of the Sequoias, Visalia, CA, Hometown Book Release (Details Coming!)

3/24, 7pm, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. 3501 Trousdale Parkway, THH 102 (Taper Hall), L.A. 90089

4/6, Texas State San Marcos, Center for the Studies of the Southwest (details coming)

4/8, San Antonio Book Festival (details coming)

4/20, 7pm, University of Texas El Paso campus, (details coming)

4/22 & 23, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books (details coming)

4/24, Monday, Woody Guthrie Center, Tulsa, OK, Book Release with special guests

4/25, Tuesday, Tulsa, OK, Martin Regional Library, Q & A and book signing

5/18, 6:30pm, Respite by the River, SJ River Parkway, Fresno

More dates forthcoming…

 

Past Readings (edited)

9/23, Texas State San Marcos, Center for Southwest Studies
10/8-11, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, UMass, Lowell, Mass
4/8-11, Association for Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Minneapolis, MN
4/15-21, California Writing Workshops (Sacramento, Vacaville, San Jose, Hanford, Fresno). Sponsored by Poets & Writers Inc. and California Center for the Book
5/2-5/7, Washington D.C., National Library of Congress (more details to come)
5/30, La Resistencia Bookstore, Austin, Texas
6/23, U.S. Department of Labor and NAUIAP, Washington D.C. (not a public event)
6/26-28, Beat Conference/ Shindig, Beat Museum, SF (http://www.beatconference.com)

2/24, La Resistencia Bookstore, Austin, Texas, Historical Fiction talk, 7pm
2/6-10, UC Boulder, Colorado, workshop
1/18-31, Mexico Research trip
11/14, Bancroft Seminars on Latino & Borderlands Studies, UC Berkeley
10/2-7, University of Texas Pan American, reading
9/25-28, Santa Fe, NM, Theaterwork, Premiere of the Jimmy Santiago Baca Documentary
9/23, Texas State, Decolonizing Nuestra Lengua, Wittliff Collections
9/21, La Resistencia Books, Austin, TX
4/30, Madera County Library, Workshop, Madera, CA., 3:30 p.m.
5/1, San Benito County Library, Workshop, Hollister, CA., 3:30 p.m.
5/2, Parties for the Parkway: A benefit dinner and presentation in support of the San Joaquin River Parkway & Conservation Trust, Fresno, CA, 5:30 p.m. For tickets click here.
5/3, Hanford Public Library, Workshop, Hanford, CA., 10-12 noon
5/4, Pete Seeger Tribute Concert, A benefit for Oyate Wahacanka Woecon/ Shield the People, The Friends Meeting House, Boulder, CO. 7-10 p.m.
5/8, Colorado Book Awards Finalist Reading, historic Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th Street, Denver
5/31, Poets Conclave/ Premio Aztlan Prize Announced/ Tribute to Jose Montoya, NHCC, Albuquerque, NM (More details soon)
7/9-13, Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, Presentation on “Plane Wreck at Los Gatos (Deportees),” Okemah, OK. Click here for details.
3/28, University of the Pacific, Stockton, Workshop, 4-6pm
3/29, Mexican Heritage Center, Stockton, Cesar Chavez Prayer Breakfast
4/5, San Antonio Book Festival (more details to come)
4/10, San Diego Mesa College, Reading, 9:30am
4/10, San Diego, Southwestern Community College, 1-2pm
2/26-2/28, AWP Conference, Seattle, WA.
3/1, The Woody Guthrie Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, reading and presentation on the deportees research and book-in-progress, “All They Will Call You”. The full day will also include a concert by Lance Canales & the Flood.
3/15 & 16, Tucson Festival of Books, Tuscon, AZ (more details to come)
11/19 Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, NM, 6pm
11/20 Bookworks, Albuquerque, NM, 7pm
10/17  Boulder Bookstore, reading & signing for “Mañana Means Heaven.” 7:30 pm
10/18 Tattered Cover Bookstore, Denver, CO, (Colfax Ave. location), 7:30pm
10/24 Colorado State University, Pueblo, Writers Series (more info to come)
10/3 Reading & Discussion, Selma Art Center, 1935 High St., Selma, CA. 6-8pm
10/4 OFFICIAL Book release party, “Mañana Means Heaven” Fresno Art Museum, 6-8pm
10/5 Young Writers Conference, Redwood High School, Visalia, California, 9-12 noon
10/5  The Beat Museum, San Francisco, Book Release for “Mañana Means Heaven,” 7pm
9/18 White Square Books, Easthampton, Mass., 7pm
9/19 La Casa Azul Bookstore, 143 East 103rd St, New York, NY. Book release for “Manana Means Heaven” with Stephanie Nikolopoulos and DJ Aztec Parrot
9/22 Brooklyn Book Festival, 5pm Panel: Shame On You, Or Me.
9/1 Plane Wreck at Los Gatos: Dinner & Discussion, a memorial pre-event, Ole Frijole Restaurant, Fresno, 5pm
9/2 Memorial Headstone Event, Holy Cross Cemetery, Fresno, California 10am-12noon
4/18/13 All They Will Call You: Benefit Concert for the Deportee Memorial
4/20/13 Fresno Film Festival, “On the Road” film, Q & A session
4/25/13 ABR Series/ University of Houston-Victoria, Texas
10/6/12  Americas Latino Festival Preview, CU Boulder
9/2012 Evergreen Valley College, San Jose, CA
5/2012 Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA
5/2012 National Steinbeck Festival, Salinas, CA
4/2012 Naropa University, Boulder, CO
11/2011 The Guild Complex, Chicago, IL
11/2011 St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
6/2011 Dixon Experimental Theater, New York City
7/2011 University Without Walls, Gemini Ink, San Antonio, Texas
4/2010 Literary Lubbock, Texas Tech University
3/2010 C.H.A.C. Gallery, AWP Conference, Denver
6/2008 Western States Artist Federation Conference, Denver
5/2008 California State Los Angeles, Latino Film Festival
4/2008 University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas
4/2008 University of Northern Colorado, Greeley
4/2005 The Getty Center, Spine of Califas, Los Angeles
10/2005 The Loft Literary Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
6/2005 Sacramento Library Foundation, “Authors On The Move”
6/2004 New Voices/ New Works, Intersection for the Arts, S.F.

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7 responses to “Readings/ Events

  1. I am so disappointed! I missed your workshop on writing, the concert and so much more here in Fresno. Your work on the plane wreck is fantastic. I am a French native living now in California and stories about immigration fascinate me. I heard about the Deportees for the first time on NPR a few weeks ago.
    The good news is: your book party for Manana is in October. No excuse to miss it!
    Thank you for sharing your work.

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