Library hosts April 24 grad networking reception with Luis Alberto Urrea

by Marge Pamintuan
Monday, April 17, 2017 3:13 PM

Come meet Luis Alberto Urrea, the best-selling author of The Hummingbird's Daughter and this year's UCSB Reads book Into the Beautiful North, at a special networking reception for graduate students on Monday, April 24, at 4 p.m. in the UCSB Library's Sunrise Room.

Urrea is the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of 16 books and has won numerous awards for his poetry, fiction, and essays. He is a 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame. His most recent book, The Water Museum, is a finalist for the 2015 PEN-Faulkner Award​.

Into the Beautiful North is a Big Read selection by the National Endowment of the Arts and has been selected by more than 30 different cities and colleges as a community read.

DATE: Monday, April 24
TIME: 4-5 p.m.
VENUE: UCSB Library Sunrise Room

​*Please RSVP by Friday, April 21*

Later that evening, Urrea will also be featured at a free reading, lecture, and book signing event at 8 p.m. in Campbell Hall. We hope to see you there!