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Saturday, April 22 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Fiction: Writing Gay Literature in Los Angeles, Conversation 1151

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Noel Alumit

Alumit was born in Baguio City, The Philippines, grew up in Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, and is the author of several award-winning books and plays, including “Letters to Montgomery Clift,” “Talking to the Moon” and “Mr. and Mrs. La Questa Go Dancing.” His work has been published in “Tilting the Continent: Southeast Asian American Writing” (New Rivers Press), the Lambda Literary Award... Read More →

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Alex Espinoza

Espinoza was raised in Los Angeles. His books include "Still Water Saints" and "The Five Acts of Diego León" (both from Random House). He's written for the NY Times Sunday Magazine, the LA Times, NPR, and the Virginia Quarterly Review. An NEA fellow and winner of an American Book Award, he's director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Literary Arts at Cal State LA.
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David Francis

Francis' first novel "The Great Inland Sea" was published in seven languages. His second, "Stray Dog Winter,” named Novel of the Year in the Australian Literature Review, won the American Library Association Stonewall Prize for Literature. His short fiction has appeared in Best Australian Stories, Harvard Review and elsewhere. His Third Novel, "Wedding Bush Road" was released by Counterpoint Press in November 2016.
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Martin Pousson

Pousson was born and raised in Acadiana, the Cajun French bayou of Louisiana. His novel, "Black Sheep Boy", includes stories that won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. Two stories were finalists for the Glimmer Train Fiction Awards. His collection of poetry, "Sugar", was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, and his first novel, "No Place, Louisiana", was a finalist for the John Gardner Fiction Book Award.


Saturday April 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Taper Hall 201, Signing Area 5