A Conversation with Luis Alberto Urrea

2019/20 Literary Arts Series

This special hour-long Literary Arts Series conversation was first featured as part of Luis Alberto Urrea’s virtual talk on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart,” Luis Alberto Urrea is a prolific and acclaimed best-selling poet, novelist, and essayist who uses his dual-culture life experiences to explore greater themes of love, loss, and triumph in books such as The House of Broken Angels. Kristen Millares Young, our Q&A moderator, is the author of the novel Subduction. An essayist, journalist and book critic, Kristen is Prose Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House, a nonprofit home for writers.

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