*An Evening with Author Carolina de Robertis

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Join us for a reading and discussion of Cantoras with Bay Area author Carolina de Robertis.

A writer of Uruguayan origins, Ms. De Robertis is the author of the novels The Gods of Tango, Perla, and the international bestseller The Invisible Mountain. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages, and have been named Best Books of the Year in venues including the San Francisco Chronicle, O, The Oprah Magazine, BookList, and NBC. She is the recipient of a Stonewall Book Award, Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and a 2012 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, among other honors.

She is also an award-winning translator of Latin American and Spanish literature, and editor of the anthology Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, which features essays by leading thinkers and writers in response to the shifting political atmosphere in the U.S. She teaches fiction and literary translation at San Francisco State University.

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A book sale follows the event.

Presented by the Kresge Foundation International Center as part of the 2019 San Francisco Public Library's ¡VIVA! Celebration of Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Gather, share knowledge and celebrate our unique identities at the queerest library ever. Visit the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

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

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