Nepantla Familias: Mexican American Families in Between Worlds
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Saturday, October 30, 2021

The concept of in-betweenness and borderlands forms the backbone of this anthology of Mexican American literature, which includes poetry, short stories, and essays. Editor Sergio Troncoso, president of the Texas Institute of Letters, will moderate this discussion with three contributors to the volume: Brownsville-based Oscar Cásares, Harlingen-based Octavio Quintanilla, and Austin-based ire’ne lara silva.

  • Moderator: Sergio Troncoso, president of the Texas Institute of Letters
  • Format: This is a live, virtual event on CrowdCast (RSVP link above).
  • Chat: Feel free to use the chat box in CrowdCast to share your thoughts and virtually cheer for and share kudos with the session’s participants! Disorderly comments will be removed immediately. Please refer to the code of conduct.
  • Book(s): Click the book cover(s) below to purchase through BookPeople, Texas Book Festival’s partner bookseller. Your purchase helps support the author(s), independent bookselling, and the Texas Book Festival. Thank you.

Oscar Cásares, Octavio Quintanilla, ire’ne lara silva, Sergio Troncoso, Nepantla Familias: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature on Families in between Worlds


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