University of California, Riverside

The Spring 2021 Tomás Rivera Conference 

Alex Espinoza, Associate Professor, 
Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair of Creative Writing and English

The annual Tomás Rivera Conference, initiated in 1988, honors the legacy of Tomás Rivera by providing an international forum for reflection on the contributions of Chicanos and Latinos in the worlds of the arts, literature, creative writing, culture, business, medicine, and education.

Carolina De Robertis

A Reading and Conversation

April 20, 2021
Tuesday 12:00-1:00 pm PST 
Our events will be held virtually on Crowdcast. 

Please click here for our schedule and to register.  
Events are free and open to all. 

A writer of Uruguayan origins, Carolina De Robertis is the author of the novels Cantoras (Knopf, 2019), a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a New York Times Editors’ Choice; The Gods of Tango (Vintage, 2016), winner of a Stonewall Book Award; Perla (Knopf, 2012); and the international bestseller The Invisible Mountain (Knopf, 2009), which received Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize. Her books have been translated into seventeen languages and have received numerous other honors, including a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. She is also an award-winning translator of Latin American and Spanish literature, and editor of the anthology Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times (Vintage, 2017). In 2017, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts named De Robertis on its 100 List of “people, organizations, and movements that are shaping the future of culture.” De Robertis  teaches at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.

Information: Alex Espinoza, 
Tomás Rivera Endowed Chair

Photo credit: L. Eanes 

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