Lit & Luz Festival Keynote Address by Luis Alberto Urrea

Sunday, October 13 • Free Admission • 3–4pm

Chicago Cultural Center • Preston Bradley Hall, 3rd Floor South

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The sixth annual Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art is an international exchange featuring artists, writers, and musicians from Mexico and Chicago in conversation and collaboration. This year’s festival is proud to introduce the inaugural keynote address, featuring the Luis Alberto Urrea. A 2005 Pulitzer Prize finalist for nonfiction and member of the Latino Literature Hall of Fame, Urrea is the critically acclaimed and best-selling author of 17 books (including The Devil’s Highway, Into the Beautiful North, and The House of Broken Angels) winning numerous awards for his poetry, fiction and essays.

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