The 42nd Annual Writers Week Conference at UC Riverside
Join us for the second week and first full-day of events of the annual Writers Week at UCR, the longest-running, free literary event in California, featuring renowned authors of the day alongside those at the start of promising careers. Tom Lutz is Writers Week director.
All events are free and open to the public, and parking is free (permits available at the Kiosk).
11 am: Aimee Bender is the author of five books of fiction, including The Girl in the Flammable Skirt, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, and most recently The Color Master. She lives in Los Angeles and teaches at USC.
1 pm: Arthur Sze is the author of ten books of poetry, including the forthcoming Sight Lines from Copper Canyon Press in 2019. He is also a translator and released The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese in 2001. He is professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts and was first poet laureate of Santa Fe, New Mexico, where he lives.
2:30 pm: Yxta Maya Murray is a novelist, art critic, and law professor at Loyola Law School. Her latest, Advise and Consent, will be published this year by LARB Books.
4 pm: Quincy Troupe (Steven Minot Lecturer)
Where: UC Riverside, CHASS Interdisciplinary Building, South-
Screening Room, INTS 1128
Date: Monday the 11th
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Address: 900 University Ave., Riverside, CA 92521