Author: Carolina de Robertis in conversation, The President and the Frog – Sept 28, 7 p.m
A partnership with Berkeley Public Library, San Francisco Public Library and San Mateo County Libraries
Carolina De Robertis will be in conversation with author Julián Delgado Lopera, discussing her latest book and the craft of writing and translating. A former Latin American president reminisces on his remarkable life. The President and the Frog is a timeless and timely exploration of power, revolution and survival.
Carolina de Robertis is the author of six novels, including Cantoras, winner of a Stonewall Book Award and a Reading Women Award, and a finalist for the Kirkus Prize and a Lambda Literary Award; it was also selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her work has been translated into seventeen languages and she has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Italy’s Rhegium Julii Prize, and numerous other honors. The President and the Frog is her newest book. An author of Uruguayan origins, she teaches at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.
De Robertis is also an award-winning translator of Latin American and Spanish literature, and editor of the anthology Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times. In 2017, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts named De Robertis on its 100 List of “people, organizations, and movements that are shaping the future of culture.” She teaches at San Francisco State University, and lives in Oakland, California, with her wife and two children.
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This event is a partnership with San Francisco Public Library and San Mateo County Libraries.
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