Carolina De Robertis will be in conversation discussing her latest book and the craft of writing and translating. A former Latin American president reminisces on his remarkable life. The President and the Frog is a timeless and timely exploration of power, revolution and survival.
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Carolina de Robertis is the author of six novels, including Cantoras, winner of a Stonewall Book Award and a Reading Women Award, and a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award; it was also selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her work has been translated into seventeen languages and she has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and numerous other honors. The President and the Frog is her newest book. An author of Uruguayan origins, she teaches at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.