Litquake Álvaro Enrigue and Valeria Luiselli Lecture

Friday, October 11, 2013
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
McLaren Conference Center 251 - Venue
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Litman, Marissa A

SFMX via NYC: Distant Neighbors or Close Conjurators?

A special bilingual presentation of Mexico-born authors Álvaro Enrigue and Valeria Luiselli

Álvaro Enrigue is the award winning author of four novels and two books of short stories. He has been translated into several languages, including German, English and French. His story collection Hipotermia (Hypothermia) was published in the US by Dalkey Archive Press in 2013. He currently teaches at the Program in Latin American Studies at Princeton University.

Valeria Luiselli is author of the essay collection Papeles Falsos (Fake Papers) and the novel Los Ingravidos (Faces In The Crowd). She has contributed to Letras Libres and The New York Times, and has also written ballet librettos for the New York City Ballet. Born in Mexico City, she is studying for a PhD in Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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