28 Oct Jimmy Santiago Baca
Winner of the Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature
Thursday, October 28 / 4:00 PM
The annual Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Literature will be awarded this year to Jimmy Santiago Baca of New Mexico, a leading poet, essayist, and novelist. Baca will speak about his history as a writer and read from his latest novel, A Glass of Water.
Sponsored by the Chicano/Latino Research Group, the Dept. of Chican@ Studies, the Chicano Studies Institute, the Santa Barbara Book & Author Festival, the Chancellor’s Office, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Equity, and the Office of Equal Opportunity and Sexual Harassment/Title IX Compliance.