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LIVING WRITERS SERIES: Yuri Herrera

Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 5:15pm

The UCSC Literature Department and Creative Writing Program Present: LIVING WRITERS SERIES WINTER 2022 "Change Me: Stories of Radical Transformation." Sponsored by The Puknat Literary Endowment, The Porter Hitchcock Poetry Fund, The Laurie Sain Endowment, The Humanities Institute, and Bookshop Santa Cruz.

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February 24th: Yuri Herrera
Yuri Herrera’s first novel to appear in English, Signs Preceding the End of the World, received great critical acclaim in 2015 and was included in many Best-of-Year lists. Yuri is a political scientist, editor and contemporary Mexican writer who teaches at Tulane University in New Orleans. His prose was described as “stunning” and his novel as an entrance “to the golden gate of Mexican literature” by Elena Poniatowska. Born in Acopan, Mexico, Yuri resides in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

The Living Writers Series runs on select Thursdays from 5:20-6:55p.m. 

Signs Preceding the End of the World Cover Image
By Yuri Herrera, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781908276421
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: And Other Stories - March 10th, 2015