Literary Pachanga Showcases Chicano Artists @ Pegasus Books Downtown, Berkeley [26 July]

Literary Pachanga Showcases Chicano Artists

19:30 - 20:30

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Pegasus Books Downtown
2349 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94704
Pegasus Books celebrates Mexican American Literature with a Literary Pachanga for the community on Wednesday, July 26. Chicano writers Alan Chazaro, Sara Campos, Christine Granados and Northern California singer/songwriter Alyssa Granados will perform from their collective works. The event is free and open to the public.

— Alan Chazaro is a first-generation Chicano with roots in the San Francisco Bay Area and Veracruz. His poetry has been featured in the Intro Journals Project from the Association of Writers & Writing Programs and has also appeared or is forthcoming in Iron Horse Review, Huizache, BorderSenses, Pilgrimage Magazine, and other publications. He continues to teach high school in California, and likes to doodle while travelling new cities.

Sara Campos has published fiction, poetry and nonfiction articles in numerous publications including, St. Anne’s Review, Rio Grande Review, Literary Mama, 580-Split, Colorlines, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is the recipient of the Letras Latinas Fellowship, an Elizabeth George Foundation grant, residencies with Hedgebrook, the Anderson Center and fellowships with Macondo and VONA. She co-directs the New American Story Project, an online storytelling project on unaccompanied immigrant children from Central America.

Christine Granados has been a Spur Award finalist and received Sandra Cisneros’ literary prize the Alfredo Cisneros del Moral Foundation Award in 2006 for her first book of fiction Brides and Sinners in El Chuco, published by the University of Arizona Press and her stories have been in many anthologies. She will read from and discuss her second book, a novella and short stories about strong Mexican American women who live along the border, titled Fight Like a Man and Other Stories We Tell Our Children.

Alyssa Granados’ diverse catalog of guitar styles come from a range of influences spanning from folk to dub. She is half of the Electronic Funk duo Dreamers Paradise out of Boise, ID.
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