Busboys and Poets Books presents Feminist Press/LatinX Author's Panel

Busboys and Poets Books presents Feminist Press/LatinX Author’s Panel

Date and Time

Sep 23, 2018 6:30 pm

Location

14th & V

2021 14th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20009

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Description:

Join Busboys and Poets Books and The Feminist Press in celebrating Latinx Heritage month with a conversation between writers Ivelisse Rodriguez (Love War Stories) and Cristy C. Road (Spit and Passion), moderated by Armando Batista, literary events coordinator at Busboys & Poets.

Author Bio:

Cristy C. Road is a Cuban-American artist, writer, and musician. Her books include Indestructible (Microcosm Publishing), Distance Makes The Heart Grow Sick(Microcosm Publishing), Bad Habits (Soft Skull Press), andSpit and Passion(Feminist Press). Her current project is The Next World Tarot (2017), a 78-card tarot deck detailing themes of justice, knowledge, accountability, and reclaimed magic. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY

Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Ivelisse Rodriguez earned a PhD in English and creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MFA from Emerson College. She has published fiction in All about Skin: Short Fiction by Women of Color, as well as Obsidian, Label Me Latina/o, the Boston Review, Kweli, Aster(ix), and the Bilingual Review, among other publications.

*Authors' books will be available for purchase at our bookstore.

This event is co-sponsored by The Feminist Press.

The Feminist Press is an educational nonprofit organization founded to advance women's rights and amplify feminist perspectives. FP publishes classic and new writing from around the world, creates cutting-edge programs, and elevates silenced and marginalized voices in order to support personal transformation and social justice for all people.

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