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Carmen Boullosa

Novelist, Poet and Playwright

Monday, November 5, 2018, 2:30pm

Dogwood Room, Indiana Memorial Union

The prolific Mexican writer, Carmen Boullosa, visits IU Bloomington November 3-5. Boullosa is the author of seventeen novels, fifteen collections of poetry, plays, shorts stories and screenplays. She was recipient of the prestigious Xavier Villaurrutia Prize, as well as a Guggenheim Fellowship. Several of Boullosa’s seventeen novels have been translated into English, including They’re Cows, We’re Pigs and Texas: The Great Theft. Boullosa has taught at the Sorbonne, Georgetown University, Columbia University, and is now Professor at CUNY, where she also is co-host of the Emmy-award-winning CUNY.TV show, Nueva York.

Boullosa will speak Monday November 5 about her life as a writer and her work as a journalist.

Carmen Boullosa is a CAHI Distinguished Speaker, and her visit is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and American Literary Translators Association (she will appear with several of her translators on Saturday November 3 at the ALTA Meeting in Bloomington).