Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Writer's Voice: Juan Alvarado Valdivia, Fiction

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, 7:30–9 p.m.
Ayres 120

FALL, 2019 Writer's Voice & the Office of Diversity & Inclusion present Juan Alvarado Valdivia,

Juan Alvarado Valdivia

Thursday, September 26, 7:30 pm Ayres 120

Juan Alvarado Valdivia is a Peruvian-American writer who was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in Fremont, California. His first book, ¡Cancerlandia!: A Memoir, received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 International Latino Book Award for Best Biography in English. His fiction and nonfiction work have appeared in The Acentos Review, Black Heart Magazine, The Cortland Review, Label Me Latina/o, Origins Journal, Prairie Schooner, and Thread. He has been awarded fellowships at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, and Ucross Foundation. His short story collection, Ballad of a Slopsucker, was published earlier this year by the University of New Mexico Press.

The Writer’s Voice is California State University, Chico’s literary arts reading series. Funded by contributions from the Department of English and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, the Writer’s Voice introduces contemporary writers to citizens of the North Valley. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion.

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