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Francisco Cantú: Psychogeography of the Borderlands

Friday, November 2, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Orpheum Theatre, 203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003
$8 individual; $20 for all 4 keynotes

About this Event

Writer and translator Francisco Cantú presents his talk, "Psychogeography of the Borderlands" on Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Orpheum Theatre (203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003) from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. as part of NonfictioNOW.

Tickets are $8 each or $20 for all 3 keynotes. All keynotes are included in conference registration.

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About the Author

Francisco Cantú is a writer, translator, educator, and the author of The Line Becomes a River. From 2008 to 2012 he served as an agent for the United States Border Patrol in the deserts of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. A former Fulbright fellow, he is also the recipient of a 2017 Whiting Award. His essays and translations have been featured on This American Life and in Best American Essays, Harper’s, Guernica, Orion, n+1 and Ploughshares. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

About NonfictioNOW

The NonfictioNOW Conference is a regular gathering of over 400 nonfiction writers, teachers, and students from around the world in an effort to explore the past, present, and future of nonfiction. Panels and readings highlight the myriad forms of nonfiction, from the video essay and graphic essays, to the memoir, lyric essay, and literary journalism. This year's keynote speakers are Francisco Cantú, Gretel Ehrlich, Stephanie Griest, and Melissa Lucashenko. Registration is $200 through September 15. Students can register for $115. For more information visit