Opening Thursday, October 17th, from 7PM - 9PM
On view through Saturday, October 19th
The Lit & Luz Book Club culminates with this bilingual conversation and Q & A between its two featured Mexican authors, Verónica Gerber Bicecci, Sara Uribe and special guests, author Amanda Goldblatt and literary translator Christina MacSweeney (via Skype)! Hosted by Miguel Jiménez. No need to have read the books to enjoy this event!
Books available for sale from The Seminary Co-op Bookstores
In partnership with Volumes Bookcafe, City Lit Books, Pilsen Outpost, and Sem-Coop Bookstore
MAKE Literary Productions is proud to present the sixth annual Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art October 12-19, 2019, at venues throughout Chicago.
This year’s festival theme, “Movement,” asks the participants and audience to consider migration, social movements, and bodies in motion.
The festival features more than a dozen free, bilingual events, including conversations, film screenings, live storytelling, and much more. Award-winning Mexican American author Luis Alberto Urrea will present the festival’s Lit & Luz Keynote Address with Luis Alberto Urrea at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, October 13 at 3 PM. The festival’s closing event is on Saturday, October 19, when the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago partners to present the Live Magazine Show from 6-8pm. The “Live Magazine Show” is a ticketed program in which paired Mexico- and US-based participants debut their multimedia creative collaborations.