april, 2023

15apr11:15 amNBF Presents: An Afternoon with the National Book Awards11:15 am CDT San Antonio, TX

Event Details

author photo of Alejandro Varela. (Photo credit: Matias Pelenur)
Alejandro Varela. (Photo credit: Matias Pelenur)
author photo of Marytza K. Rubio (Photo credit: Julie Leopo)
Marytza K. Rubio. (Photo credit: Julie Leopo)

In their debut books, 2022 National Book Award–honored authors Marytza K. Rubio (Maria, Maria & Other Stories) and Alejandro Varela (The Town of Babylon) depict characters chasing freedom—across countries, realms, and the suburbs. Join Rubio and Varela for a conversation on reading and writing contemporary literature set in the Americas.

Ruth Dickey. (Photo credit: Libby Lewis)

Moderated by Ruth Dickey, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Presented in partnership with the San Antonio Book Festival.


(Saturday) 11:15 am CDT


Latino Collection & Resource Center, Central Library

San Antonio, TX