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Track

Derricotte, Toi. The Empress of the Death House. Detroit: Lotus Press, 1978.

Track

Urrea, Luis Alberto. The House of Broken Angels. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

Reading

Sandra Cisneros reads short stories from The House on Mango Street (1984) and Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991) and poetry from My Wicked Wicked Ways (1987).

Reading

Lawson Fusao Inada performs poems that speak to the Asian American experience, particularly around Japanese American internment during World War II and life in mid-century Fresno, California. He reads a selection of poems from Before the War: Poems as They Happened (1971), along with with other poems from the 1970s, including "I Told You So."

Reading

Greg Sarris reads a story titled "Waiting for the Green Frog" from his collection Grand Avenue: A Novel in Stories (1994).

Reading

Luci Tapahonso reads from her collections Seasonal Woman (1982) and A Breeze Swept Through (1987), beginning with a piece that combines spoken poetry with song.

Reading
Diane Glancy reads a range of works on the theme of story. She also reads from Pushing the Bear: A Novel of the Trail of Tears (1996), which would be published two years after this reading.
Reading

Rosemary Catacalos reads poems on themes such as identity, quirks of memory, borders and border towns, the effects of speaking three languages (Greek, Spanish, and English) as a child, and the Day of the Dead.

Reading

Monica Sok reads poems from her collection A Nail the Evening Hangs On (2020). This reading was originally given alongside Tiana Clark.

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