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A Reading and Conversation with Myriam Gurba

Date(s): Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Phoenix MST
Conversation, Reading
Genre and Form(s): Crime Fiction, Latinx, LGBTQIA, Memoir, Social Justice
Cost: Free

About this Event

Arizona State University hosts writer and artist Myriam Gurba in a virtual reading and conversation on Nov. 3, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Phoenix MST (9:30 a.m. PST / 11:30 a.m. CST / 12:30 p.m. EST).

This event is sponsored by the Department of English, the School of Transborder Studies, the School of Social Transformation, and the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing – all units in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at ASU.


About the Author

Photograph of Myriam Gurba's face half-painted like a skeleton for Dia De Los Muertos, partially obscured by flowers

Myriam Gurba is a writer and artist. She is the author of the true-crime memoir Mean, a New York Times editors’ choice. O, the Oprah Magazine, ranked Mean as one of the best LGBTQ books of all time. Publishers’ Weekly describes Gurba as having a voice like no other. Her essays and criticism have appeared in the Paris Review,, and 4Columns. She has shown art in galleries, museums, and community centers. She lives in Long Beach, California, with herself.