2011 Book Fair Archive

Monday, October 3 • D121A/B (Faculty Lounge)

11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
12:45 – 2:05 p.m.
Two readings and book signings with Benson Deng, co-author of They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan

Tuesday, October 4 • D121A/B (Faculty Lounge)

11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Reading and book signing with Judy Patacsil, co-author of Images of America: Filipinos in San Diego

Wednesday, October 5 • D121A/B (Faculty Lounge)

12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Reading and book signing with Christopher Buckley, author of Rolling the Bones and White Shirt

Thursday, October 6 • D121A/B (Faculty Lounge)

12:45 – 2:10 p.m.
“Chicano Poetics: the Enduring Experience & Perspective,” panel discussion featuring professor and poet Manuel J. Veléz with up-and-coming poets Manuel Paul López and Angel Sandoval

Friday, October 7 • Saville Theatre

6 – 7 p.m.
Panel discussion with Justin Akers Chacón, Victor Clark and Jill Holslin, contributors to Frontera Herida – Wounded Border, an anthology published by City Works Press and edited by City College professors Enríque Dávalos and Justin Akers Chacón
7 – 8 p.m.
Concert by the Bill Caballero Bi-National Mambo Orchestra

Saturday, October 8 • Saville Theatre

Reading and book signings:
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Marjorie Cohn, author of The United States and Torture: Interrogation, Incarceration and Abuse
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Zohreh Ghahremani, author of Sky of Red Poppies
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
lê thi diem thúy, author of The Gangster We Are All Looking For
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, author of One Amazing Thing
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Wanda Coleman, author of Jazz & Twelve O’clock Tales and The World Falls Away and contributor to Mamas and Papas, an anthology published by City Works Press Austin Straus, author of Intensifications
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Luis Rodríguez, author of Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A. and It Calls You Back: A Writer's Odyssey through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing