Finding Their Power: Novels of Female Community and Autonomy
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Capitol Extension Room E2.028
State Capitol, Austin
Women forging communities in the face of oppression, patriarchy, and violent history are at the center of new novels by Lara Prescott (The Secrets We Kept) and Carolina De Robertis (Cantoras). From CIA typists-turned-spies during the Cold War to lesbians defining themselves against a militaristic government in 1977 Uruguay, Prescott and Robertis discuss have created characters who find power during tumultuous and oppressive periods of history.
- Moderator: Dalia Azim
- Book Signing: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Texas Monthly TBF Book Signing Tent, Congress Avenue