Thursday, December 2, 2010

Some Literary Events / December 3 - 5

December 3 (2:00 - 6:00 pm) Lezama Lima's Legacy On the Centenary of Cuban writer José Lezama Lima's birth, the Department of Modern languages and Literatures and the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute of Fordham University present the symposium "The Legacy of Lezama." Panels start at 2pm. With the participation of José Manuel Prieto, Duanel Díaz, Isabel Alvarez Borland, Rubén Ríos Avila and Antonio José Ponte. The event will be in Spanish. Moderated by Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé and Julio Ramos. At Fordham University, South Lounge, Plaza Level, Lincoln Center Campus, 113 W. 60th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-636-6571.

December 3 (7:00 pm) Rubén Cazalet and Carmen Valle at McNally Jackson. Authors Carmen Valle (Transhumante) and Rubén Cazalet (Campana de Barro) will be at the SoHo bookstore for a presentation of their work. At McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

December 3 (6 - 7 pm) Wibert Torre at Feria del Libro de Guadalajara. Presentation of Todo por una manzana: Ocho artistas mexicanos que se comieron Nueva York, by author Wibert Torre. At  Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara, Salón Pablo Neruda, Guadalajara, Mexico. for more information, click here

December 4 (6:00 pm) Javier Guerrero at McNally JacksonThe Venezuelan author of Balnearios de Etiopía (Eterna Cadencia, 2011) will talk about his work. Presentedby Silvia Molloy and Diamela Eltit. At McNally Jackson, 52 Prince Street. For more information, call 212-274-1160.

December 4 (5:00 pm) Mónica Flores Correa at IATI. Argentine writer and long-time New-York resident Mónica Flores Correa will read selections from her recently published short stories collection, Agosto (Artepoética Press, 2010). With actors Fabián Gonzáles and Laura Spalding. At Teatro IATI, 64 East 4th Street. For more information, click here or call 212-505-6757.
December 5 (12:00 - 2:00 pm) María Aponte at Acentos Writer's Workshop. The acclaimed hands-on writing series welcomes playwrigth, poet, and actress María Aponte, author of Lágrimas de mis madres. At the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College, Room A-329, 475 Grand Concourse. RSVP is required; please send an email to and bring photo ID to the event. For more information, click here or call 917-209-4211.
December 5 (1:00 - 6:00 pm) NYC Latina Writer's Group Writing Circle. At Alicia's Place. For directions, send email to For more information, click here.

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