S157. Puentes=Bridges: A Queer-Straight Mujeres Reading
Saturday, April 2, 2016
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Melinda Palacio is the author of the novel, Ocotillo Dreams, the poetry collections Folsom Lockdown and How Fire Is a Story, Waiting. She writes a column for La Bloga and teaches workshops on fiction and poetry. Her work is featured in Contemporary Chicana Literature:(Re)Writing the Maternal Script.
Olga García Echeverría is the author of Falling Angels: cuentos y poemas. Her work has appeared in Lavanderia: A Mixed Load of Women, Wash, and Words, U.S. Latino Literature Today, and Telling Tongues: A Latino/a Anthology on Language. She teaches literature at California State University LA.
liz gonzález's poetry, fiction, and memoirs have been published widely. Recently, her fiction appears in Inlandia: A Literary Journal, and her poetry appears in Wide Awake: The Poets of Los Angeles and Beyond. She teaches creative writing through UCLA Extension's Writers' Program.
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez is a Chicana writer and professor. Her two books How to Get a Girl Pregnant and Are You a Boy or a Girl were both finalists for the Lambda Literary Award, and she is the screenwriter for the award-winning animated cartoon Tomboy.
Estella Gonzalez's fiction has been selected for a Pushcart Prize "Special Mention" and a "Reading Notable" for The Best American Non-Required Reading series. She has been published in Huizache, Kweli Journal, and Latinos in Lotusland: An Anthology of Contemporary Southern California Literature.