Humanities Center Public Lecture: Valeria Luiselli

By Humanities Center

Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:00pm to 6:00pm

1045 Wilson Blvd., Rochester, NY 14627

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Migration Stories in the American Border Crisis

Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author of Faces in the CrowdSidewalksThe Story of My TeethTell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions, and, most recently, Lost Children Archive

She is the winner of two Los Angeles Times Book Prizes and an American Book Award, and has twice been nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Kirkus Prize. She has been a National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" honoree and the recipient of a Bearing Witness Fellowship from the Art for Justice Fund. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, and McSweeney's, among other publications, and has been translated into more than twenty languages. She lives in New York City.

The lecture is part of the Humanities Center's "Communities" series. 

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