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Luis Alberto Urrea

 
 
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Moderated by Deborah Treisman
“a kind of literary badass who still believes in love…He is a master storyteller with a rock-and-roll heart.”
—NPR

This event has been canceled due to concerns around the spread of COVID-19. All ticket holders will receive a refund via the original method of payment; no further action is needed. If you haven’t received your refund yet, please consider donating your ticket to BAM and help the arts continue to thrive during these challenging times. Contact BAM Ticket Services at info@BAM.org

We look forward to having you back in our spaces and reconvening our extraordinary community of artists and audiences. We especially appreciate your patience and understanding during this challenging time. For updates on BAM’s programming and operations in light of this evolving situation, visit our BAM Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates page.


Novelist, essayist, and poet Luis Alberto Urrea is the author of the landmark nonfiction work The Devil’s Highway, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He also wrote the novels The House of Broken AngelsInto the Beautiful NorthThe Hummingbird’s Daughter, and Queen of America, as well as the story collection The Water Museum, which was a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist. He is the recipient of a Lannan Literary Award, an Edgar Award, a 2017 American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature, and a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, among other honors. Urrea currently lives outside of Chicago and teaches at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 
 
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Deborah Treisman is the fiction editor at The New Yorker. She is the host of that publication’s award-winning fiction podcast, the editor of the anthology 20 Under 40: Stories from The New Yorker, and the recipient of the 2012 Maxwell Perkins Award for Distinguished Contribution to Fiction.

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