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Community of the Imagination

Speculation Matters

Three practitioners of speculative writing speculate on how fantasy and imagination can push the boundaries of storytelling. With panelists Alberto Chimal (Mexico), Sheree Renée Thomas (US) & Verónica Murguía (Mexico)

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Community of the Imagination

Urgency and Agency

When everything seems like an emergency, how can writers keep control of their own narratives? A conversation with novelists Elizabeth Rosner (US) & Jennifer Clement (Mexico/US)

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Events

Volcánicas

Reading and conversation between UTV Sandra Cisneros Fellows Ana Portnoy, Red Samaniego and Gina Balibrera. Hosted by Pilsen Community Books (Chicago). 

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Events

Race Matters

A freewheeling conversation with Los Angeles Times Presidential Campaign Reporter (UTV 2016, journalism) on the intersection of the pandemic, race and the US Presidential campaign.

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Community of the Imagination

The Art of the Interview

Novelist Adam Biles (UK) interviews writers for a living. But who interviews Adam Biles? UTV Founder and Director Magda Bogin asks Biles how he comes up with questions that take his featured authors by surprise.

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Community of the Imagination

Speculative Matters

Sheree Renée Thomas (US), a guiding light of the Afro-futurist literary community, and young Mexican writer Jumko Ogata discuss the role of speculative fiction in portraying and expanding the African diaspora experience on both sides of the border with writer and essayist Gabriela Damián Miravete (Mexico).

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Community of the Imagination

Writing in the Time of Corona

Novelists from four countries–Francisco Goldman (Guatemala/US), Luisa Valenzuela (Argentina), Gina Apostol (Philippines/US), Jonathan Levi (US),–weigh in on how the epic experience of the pandemic has shaped their writing.

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