• Author Event and Panel Discussion: Ingrid Rojas Contreras

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    Name: Author Event and Panel Discussion: Ingrid Rojas Contreras
    Date: June 15, 2019
    Time: 3:15 PM - 5:15 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    As part of Studio City Library's Book to Action series of programming, author Ingrid Rojas Contreras will discuss her debut novel Fruit of the Drunken Tree on Saturday, June 15 at 3:15 p.m. She will then be joined by Jonathan Fein Proaño of the International Rescue Committee and Anahita Panahi of the We Are All America campaign to discuss immigration and the refugee landscape. The panel will be moderated by Madeleine Ildefonso of the Los Angeles Public Library’s New Americans Initiative. After the discussion, Rojas Contreras will sign copies of her book. Free copies of the book will be available at the library as supplies last. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Studio City Library. All are welcome at this event. Studio City Library. 12511 Moorpark Street. Studio City, CA 91604. 818-755-7873. For ADA accommodations, please call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to the event. About the Author: Ingrid Rojas Contreras was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, Guernica, Huffington Post, and more. She has received fellowships and awards from The Missouri Review, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures. She is the book columnist for KQED Arts, the Bay Area’s NPR affiliate.
    Location:
    Studio City Branch Library 12511 Moorpark Street Studio City, CA 91604
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, June 15 3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Emily Aaronson, 818-755-7873
    Fees/Admission:
    Free. No registration required.
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