*Author Talk: An Evening with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

in Conversation with Oscar Villalon
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Join us for a conversation with Bay Area author Ingrid Rojas Contreras. Her first novel, Fruit of the Drunken Tree, was published in July of 2018 and immediately received wide critical acclaim.                       

Ms. Contreras' essays and short stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Buzzfeed, Nylon, and Guernica, among others.
She has received numerous awards and fellowships from Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation,
and the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture. She is the book columnist for KQED, the Bay Area's NPR affiliate and teaches writing at the University of San Francisco.

Ms. Contreras will be in conversation with Oscar Villalon, Managing Editor of Zyzzyva, a San Francisco Journal of Arts & Letters.

Fruit of the Drunken Tree was published in paperback in May of 2019, and is the San Francisco Public Library's On The Same Page selection for June/July. 

Connect with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Website | Twitter | Instagram 

This is a Reading, Writing & Poetry program from SFPL. We love reading/sharing/creating words.

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