Saturday, February 4, 2012

Writers on the Bay Reading Series: Luis Alberto Urrea, February 16

 Please join us for our next Writers on the Bay Reading!

 Luis Alberto Urrea
Thursday, February 16, 2012
8:00 p.m.
F.I.U Biscayne Bay Bookstore
Wolfe University Center, First Floor
3000 N.E. 151st Street
North Miami, Florida 33181

Luis Alberto Urrea, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, is the best-selling author of 14 books, most recently Queen of America. The sequel to The Hummingbird's Daughter, The Queen of America continues the spellbinding saga of his distant relation, Teresita Urrea, also known as the Saint of Cabora. 

Winner of numerous awards, Urrea is a novelist, poet and essayist known for his lyrical and sometimes brutal reflections on life along the US-Mexico border. He is Distinguished Professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

This reading is free and open to the public. A reception and book-sigining will follow.

For further information, please email Marta Lee at leem @