About this Event
A book reading by Carribean Fragoza, in conversation with Sarah Rafael Garcia
Author Carribean Fragoza reads from her debut collection of short stories, Eat The Mouth That Feeds You, with Sarah Rafael Garcia of LibroMobile as discussant.
Carribean Fragoza, MFA, Author of Eat The Mouth That Feeds You
Sarah Rafael Garcia, MFA, Author and Founder of Barrio Writers and LibroMobile
As a graduate of the Creative Writing MFA program at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Carribean Fragoza pushes the boundaries of Chicanx literature using experimental approaches. Carribean has published fiction and poetry in venues such as BOMB Magazine, Huizache, Entropy, Palabra Literary Magazine and Emohippus. Her debut collection of short stories, Eat The Mouth That Feeds You, was published by City Lights in 2021.
Sarah Rafael Garcia is the founder of Barrio Writers, LibroMobile and Crear Studio — all art programs initiated as a response to build cultural relevance and equity for BIPOC folks in her community. As of 2020, her community projects collectively established the LibroMobile Arts Cooperative (LMAC). Among other engagements, Sarah is currently developing an archival ethnofiction project for the life of Modesta Avila as a 2020 USLDH Mellon-Funded Grantee.
Sponsored by the Mexican Studies/Estudios Mexicanos Faculty Commons Working Group at the Center for Ideas & Society, and the Latino and Latin American Studies Research Center