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Date(s): Thursday, October 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Type(s): Community Event, Reading, Talk
Genre and Form(s): Fiction, Novels
Please join the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University, the University of Arizona Press, and Changing Hands Bookstore for a virtual reading and conversation with Arizona poet laureate Alberto Ríos as he debuts his first novel A Good Map of All Things, Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Phoenix MST on Zoom.
The reading and conversation will be hosted by University of Arizona assistant professor is Borderlands Studies Anita Huizar-Hernandez. This event is free and open to the public.
You can also purchase A Good Map of All Things to access a special live meet and greet with Ríos immediately following the release.
“The people in this fictional town are weird, funny, beautiful, and they do crazy things. They remind me of my own family, and I can’t help but to love them. Alberto Ríos is a great storyteller.”—Daniel Chacón, author of Kafka in a Skirt
“Ríos takes us to a home we’ve never been properly introduced to until now. Community activates through the sum of its parts, and though not always predictable as the stars, each of Ríos’s characters’ contributions is as necessary as the sun.”—Bryan Allen Fierro, author of Dodger Blue Will Fill Your Soul