Giant of American Letters Dagoberto Gilb, Magic of Blood & Woodcuts of Women, brings an all star line up of Chicana and Chicano writers to celebrate the latest issue of his magazine Huizache.
Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante, and master of ceremonies for the evening said,
"In an era when our community is vilified, it is thrilling to host a line- up of the leading writers and intellectuals who tell our story and make us proud to be Latinos, Mexican Americans, Chicanos."
Diaz added, "Huizache is a testament to our literary legacy. Every family library needs a copy of Huizache."
The evening of writers includes:
Chicana icon, poet Lorna Dee Cervantes-who is banned in Arizona;
Poet Laureate of San Antonio in 2014, and the Poet Laureate of the State of Texas in 2016 Laurie Ann Guerroro;
Leading figure in the Native American literary renaissance that emerged in the 1960s, Simon Ortiz,
Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation Award recipient Christine Granados,
There will be a musical performance by LA based band El Haru Kurio.