Join Kore Press for this powerful reading, conversation, and potluck with visiting ChicanX poet & fictionista Natalia Trevino, from Texas, and Leticia Del Toro, from California!
Saturday, January 26, 6-8pm
Suggested donation of $5 at the door, no one turned away for lack of funds. Potluck and conversation immediately follows the reading. Doors open at 5:30.
Kore Press Institute, 325 W 2nd St, Rm 201, in the Dunbar Pavilion. 201 is upstairs (enter from the east end of the building under the Dunbar Barber Academy sign). Parking is free on the street. Bring drink or food to share, meet the artists and be with us in community after the reading for conversation and nosh.
Natalia Trevino was born in Mexico and raised in Texas, and is the author of Lavando La Dirty Laundry and the new poetry chapbook VirginX (available at the reading). She is an Advisory Board member of Macondo and professor at Northwest Vista College in San Antonio. Natalia’s powerful 2018 AWP panel inspired Kore Press to continue the conversation in the Erasures / White Shame Salon last September.
Leticia Del Toro is a California writer, arts activist, and teacher with roots in Jalisco, Mexico. Her work has appeared in Zyzzyva, Huizache, Mutha Magazine and Southwestern American Literature among others. Her awards include the Kore Press Short Fiction Award, a Hedgebrook Residency for Women Authoring Change and a Rona Jaffe Scholar Award to Bread Loaf. Leticia is a VONA Voices fellow. She has completed a short story collection and is working on a novel. Her award-winning chapbook, Cafe Colima, from Kore Press, will be available at the reading.