Tucson Festival of Books

Mundo de Nuestras Madres


Three authors share inspiring stories of the historical journeys of brave and courageous women.


Panelists
Yvonne de la Torre Montiel

Yvonne de la Torre Montiel, Ph.D., is the co-author of "World of Our Mothers: Mexican Revolution-Era Immigrants and Their Stories." She is faculty emeritus at South Mountain Community College, in Phoenix, where she co-founded the Dynamic Learning Teacher Education Transfer Program, a systemic reform model in the preparation of teachers....

Arizona author

Miguel Montiel

Miguel Montiel is the co-author (with Yvonne de la Torre Montiel) of "World of Our Mothers: Mexican Revolution-Era Immigrants and Their Stories." He is the Motorola Presidential Professor Emeritus in the Department of Transborder Studies at Arizona State University....

Arizona author

Luis Alberto Urrea

A Pulitzer Prize finalist and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, Urrea is the bestselling author of 17 critically acclaimed and award-winning books. His forthcoming novel is "Goodnight, Irene....

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Books:
World of Our Mothers
Mexican Revolution–Era Immigrants and Their Stories
Yvonne de la Torre Montiel, Miguel Montiel
History / Biography
University of Arizona Press
September 2022
ISBN 9780816546657
384 pages

Good Night, Irene
Luis Alberto Urrea
Fiction / Literature
Little Brown
May 2023
ISBN 9780316265850
336 pages