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Alberto Rios


Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 100909, 20110930

Alberto Rios, who grew up in a mixed family on the Arizona-Mexico border, tells his experiences living between languages and cultures in his memoir CAPIROTADA, chosen for One Book Arizona. He also reads poems from his 2009 collection THE DANGEROUS SHIRT.

| Interview Year: 2009 | Genre: Poetry |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Jamel Brinkley

Friday, March 22, 2019
Manhattan, Kansas


Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.