Conference to explore surge in Latino activism after California’s Prop. 187
Nearly 30 years later, experts will discuss why this short-lived law sparked change within Latino communities. Conference will be March 1-2 in downtown Riverside.
Writers Week to honor Dave Eggers, Rigoberto González, and Quincy Troupe
Free literary festival is set for Feb. 10 and Feb. 12-16.
47th Writers Week coming to UC Riverside in February
The event includes 52 authors and will honor literary giants Dave Eggers, Quincy Troupe, and Rigoberto González.
Tod Goldberg’s fictional crime world feels so real
On Sunday, Nov. 5 the author of “Gangsters Don’t Die” will be in conversation with authors Lee Goldberg and Susan Straight at UCR ARTS in downtown Riverside.
UC Riverside faculty and alumni at this year’s LA Times Festival of Books
This year’s Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, the annual literary event in Los Angeles, includes a stellar lineup of UC Riverside authors. UCR faculty and alumni will be participating in this literary festival, which takes place at the University of Southern California April 22-23. More than 500 authors, poets...
Kid Kongo Powers: Post-punk, culture, and identity
Richard T. Rodríguez, UC Riverside professor of English and media and cultural studies, will host a joint reading and conversation with Kid Congo Powers, an author and musician widely known for being part of bands such as The Gun Club, The Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, as...
Writers Week honors authors Percival Everett and Mike Davis
The 46th annual UC Riverside event is scheduled for Feb. 13-17. Writers Week is free and open to the public.
Remembering Mike Davis, an agent for social change
The author and distinguished professor emeritus with UCR’s Department of Creative Writing died on October 25
New book by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, ‘Look at This Blue,’ is a tough love letter to California
Poetry collection captures the author's own life, as well as many of the golden state’s overlooked truths: genocide, environmental degradation, and climate change.
Susan Straight releases new novel, ‘Mecca’
Set in the Inland Empire, her tenth novel, weaves together people, history, and scenery.