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May author events

Yerbia Cultura May 5th, 6:30-8:00 PM 613 S 17th St., McAllen, TX 78501

The 10.5 annual “El Retorno: El Valle Celebra Nuestra Gloria” will feature IMANIMAN: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands and additional books by borderlands poets whose work is influenced by Anzaldúa. Featured readers include: Noemi Martinez, Erika Garza-Johnson, Carolina Monsiváis, David Bowles, Rodney Gomez, José A. Rodríguez, Rossy Evelin Lima, César de León, McAllen Poet Laureate Priscilla Celina Suarez, and more. Featured artists include Celeste de Luna and Verónica Cárdenas. This event is free and open to the public. Visit the Facebook page for more details.

Elliot Bay Book Company May 9th, 7:00-9:00 PM 1521 10th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

Join Piyali Bhattacharya, editor of the award-winning new anthology, Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian American Daughters on Obedience and Rebellion, as she reads from the volume and has a conversation with Dr. Anu Taranath, faculty at the University of Washington and a consultant on race. Visit the FaceBook page for more details.

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