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...

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture

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.

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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

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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.

Authors, schedule announced for 45th Writers Week

The February 2022 festival will be virtual. Lifetime Achievement Awards and Costo Medals will be presented to literary giants Sandra Cisneros, Linda Hogan, and Ishmael Reed.

By Sandra Baltazar Martínez | | Arts / Culture