Alice Walker & Other Authors Read New Stories by Eduardo Galeano in Tribute
KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents
Alice Walker & Other Authors Read New Stories
by Eduardo Galeano in Tribute
with Al Young, Alejandro Murguia, and Aurora Levins Morales
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 7:30 PM
First Congregational Church, 2345 Chaning Way, Berkeley
advance tickets: $15 : brownpapertickets.com :: T: 800-838-3006 or Books Inc (Berkeley), Pegasus (3 sites), Moes, Walden Pond Bookstore, East Bay Books, Mrs. Dalloways
$18 door, KPFA benefit information: kpfa.org/events wheelchair access
Eduardo Galeano is our worlds most lovable revolutionary Naomi Klein
Story-hunter and gatherer Galeano has captured a covey of extraordinary tales from
the wise everybodies of the world they are medicine for our times tales to break our hearts open and restore to us our humanity. To experience them alone is trans-formational. But to watch them soar to their full potential, they must be released from captivity and read aloud. Sandra Cisneros
Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015), one of Latin Americas most distinguished writers, was
born in Montevideo. He lived in exile in Argentina and Spain for years before returning
to Uruguay, where he recently passed away. Among his works are: The Open Veins of Latin America, Memory of Fire (3 volumes), The Book of Embraces, Children of the Days,
and Walking Words. KPFA Radio is deeply grateful to have presented him six times over the years in public benefits inevitably jampacked.
The Bay Area authors chosen to read Eduardos work in tribute are known for
their exceptional writings in poetry and prose, their humanity, and their
Alice Walker is an internationally renowned American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Al Young is an American poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and professor. On May 15, 2005, he was namedPoet LaureateofCalifornia.
Alejandro Murguia is an Americanpoet,short story writer, editor and professor.He lives in San Francisco, where he teaches atSan Francisco State University. In 2012, he was named San Francisco Poet Laureate.
Aurora Levins Morales is aPuerto RicanJewishwriter and poet and a dear friend, teacher, mentor, visionary, poetic inspiration a true outside-the-box radical treasure
Penny Rosenwasser, author
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