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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Daniel A. Olivas

Daniel A. Olivas is the author of nine books, including "The Book of Want: A Novel" and "Things We Do Not Talk About: Exploring Latino/a Literature through Essays and Interviews." His latest books are "The King of Lighting Fixtures: Stories" and "Crossing the Border: Collected Poems." He earned his degree in English literature from Stanford University, and law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. He has written about Latinx literature for many publications including The New York Times, Los Angeles Review of Books, La Bloga, and The Prairie Schooner blog. Since 1990, Olivas has practiced law with the California Department of Justice. A second-generation Angeleno, he makes his home in Los Angeles with his wife, and they have an adult son.

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King of Lighting Fixtures
Nuestras Raices
UA Press
September 2017
ISBN 9780816535620
167 pages
$16.95, INSTORE
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"A collection of short stories, each reflecting Daniel Olivas' Chicano culture, a life growing up in Los Angeles, his exposure to Jewish life as a Jew-by-choice, and his experience being the parent of a gay son. More/less

Crossing the Border:Collected Poems
Nuestras Raices
Pact Press
November 2017
ISBN 9780991261284
$9.50, INSTOCK
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